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Concerns regarding CBD

CBD and marijuana are different even though both are cannabis. However when you go for a drug test, that test doesn't recognize the difference.

Posted: Apr 20, 2019 9:51 PM
Updated: Apr 22, 2019 8:36 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- If you use CBD you're not in the clear in places of employment who do drug testing. As of right now positive is positive whether it's marijuana which is illegal here or CBD which is legal.

That's concerning for Cory Vonderau, The owner of The CBD Store Fort Wayne.

"We need to develop some form of system of a nanogram to where there's a level oF CBD acceptance, so we're not considered abusers, we are users oF CBD," he said.

CBD is short for cannabidiol. It's one of the compounds called cannabinoids — found in cannabis sativa, and is extracted from the hemp variety. This means there is no or only small amounts of THC, which is found in much higher quantities in marijuana and produces the high.
CBD oil that contains no more than 0.3 percent thc is currently legal in Indiana, which can also come in edibles, creams, and capsules.
The problem here is drug testing can not differentiate between marijuana and CBD.

"An actual nanogram test is going to go in and test the levels in your system," he explained.

There is no current limit outlined, and because of the laws already in place any form of THC no matter the amount can be penalized.

"They don't test for cbd. they test for THC, so trace amounts in your system will make the test show if it's a line system like a pregnancy test you have no way to differentiate small amounts or large amounts," he added.

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