Beware of Using Marijuana Extracts


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Originally published at: https://www.clearancejobsblog.com/beware-of-using-marijuana-extracts/

More than a year ago, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) added marijuana extracts to its list of Schedule 1 drugs. Schedule 1 drugs, substances, or chemicals are defined as drugs with no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse. Cannabidiol (CBD) and CBD oils are considered extracts. These types of products and their…


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Timely information, as CBD oils are becoming extremely popular, even among medical and mental health professionals. Even thought the THC levels are low enough to be touted as ‘non-existant’, be aware that they can still be detected by test panels, especially since the oil is very vulnerable to other substances that have an amplifying effect.
Someone I know well was recommended a CBD oil capsule as a natural anxiety remedy instead of a prescription medicine. This CBD brand was expensive, made from organic hemp, had third party lab confirmation as being pure, etc. and having maximum of 1% THC content.
A urine drug screen for pre employment showed positive for marijuana. I have zero doubt that this person has never been in contact with marijuana in their lifetime.
After lots of research, it was determined that another supplement (5-HTP) that was also being taken ‘amplified the body’s’ chemical ‘identity’ of hemp to show as THC containing hemp’.
Needless to say, even with refuting information, the employer withdrew the offer.