The Navy made its position clear on CBD last week
CBD may be everywhere, but the Navy is warning sailors and Marines not to indulge.
The 2018 Farm Bill loosened restrictions on hemp cultivation that have led to the proliferation of cannabidiol-based products, which some advocates claim relieve a host of ailments, including chronic pain, anxiety, and inflammation, as well as helping people sleep.
However, those claims about over-the-counter CBD products have yet to be proven. Those products are mostly not regulated or tested by the Food and Drug Administration, the Navy said in a service-wide message earlier this week. As a result, ingredients may be unknown and some products could contain higher concentrations of THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, which produces a high.
And that can lead to positive urinalysis.
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