Could still pop on Drug test

Sailors and Marines could still pop positive on a drug test if they use cannabidiol, popularly known as CBD, while treating medical conditions, the Navy warned this week.

In a new policy, the Department of the Navy forbids members of the Navy and Marine Corps from putting any products made of hemp or hemp derivatives into their bodies without a valid prescription, even if the goods are sold legally and despite manufacturer claims that they’re free of the psychoactive chemical found in pot, known as tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC.

Low-THC hemp was removed from the Controlled Substances Act, which bans cannabis with higher amounts of the chemical, by a 2018 farm bill President Donald Trump signed in December, allowing the cultivation and interstate transfer of the plants and permitting hemp-derived products to be sold commercially in the U.S.

But the Food and Drug Administration doesn’t evaluate or certify THC concentrations in such products, meaning they could contain more than the 0.3% by dry weight that’s allowed under the new legislation, the office of the Chief of Naval Personnel said Wednesday in a statement announcing the policy.

0 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Stimulus Donation

Dont forget to continue to donate to the support of JMedical in its mission to bring relief to the people that are in need of Medical Supplies and Equipment.

Avoid getting taken advantage of

We all start out on adventures to do something positive for ourselves and family. The problem with that is with good intentions there are people out there with not so good intentions. We must be dilig

To listen as a child would.

In these time we say a lot of things to each other and we should really keep our words to the people you speak them to. Because when I'm listening to someone and they tell me that they are going to do