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LAKEHURST, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A New Jersey man mixed Rice Krispies and oregano and sold it as marijuana to a 17-year-old for $210, police said.

The teen told her mother she had taken the money to pay for half an ounce of marijuana, Lakehurst Police Sgt. Ron Heinzman told the Asbury Park Press. Police were called when the mother and girl confronted 22-year-old Richard Erving on Wednesday.

Erving is charged with distribution of imitation marijuana.

The girl is charged with a drug offense.

Police said the $210 was recovered at the scene, the Asbury Park Press reported.

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