Industrial hemp, the plant used to create Cannabidiol (or CBD) products, is legal in Tennessee.

Marijuana, which contains psychoactive levels of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), is not. It’s illegal to grow, illegal to possess, and illegal to use across the state. 

But can you spot the difference between the two plants? 

In the photo above, one of the jars contains legal hemp flower, and the other contains illegal marijuana flower. Can you tell which is which? Answer the poll below! 

CLICK HERE to vote from the WKRN app. 


Area law enforcement officers told News 2′s Andy Cordan that they often have trouble telling the difference between hemp and pot, and the problem majorly affects how they do their jobs out on the streets. 

Hear what they have to say & find out if you answered correctly tonight on News 2 at 4 and 5. 

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