October 4, 2019 – A vexing law enforcement problem is finding a solution. As of Thursday, there are now two crime labs in the state that can discern between illegal marijuana and recently legalized hemp. Previously, none of the three crime labs in the state had tests able to determine the amount of THC — the compound that makes someone high — in the green leafy plant. That had caused confusion in law enforcement circles, and prompted some counties to suspend prosecutions of small marijuana busts because of the expense of obtaining out-of-state tests. Read Story.