Cannabidiol and Drug Tests

Cannabidiol (CBD), one of approximately 400 compounds found in cannabis, does not produce a high, but research surrounding its use is in its early phases. So far, studies have revealed that CBD may benefit medical and therapeutic issues such as seizures, PTSD, neurological diseases, pain, cancer, inflammation and mood disorders. Sara Jane Ward, assistant professor of pharmacology at the Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine, told U.S. News Health that, because the U.S. Department of Agriculture does not test for CBD, companies are able to sell its products more often. Available in oil, vapors, and beauty and health products, the compound itself would not produce a positive test for marijuana or marijuana metabolite. However, if the product contains THC at a higher concentration, its possible a drug urine test could come back as positive.

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