State Department Warns International Holiday Travelers About Flying With CBD products

State Department Warns International Holiday Travelers About Flying With CBD products

The U.S. State Department is warning international holiday travelers that while hemp is legal in the U.S., it can still land you in trouble if you take it to certain places abroad.  Hemp was legalized last year in December 2018 under the Farm Act. It removed hemp from the list of controlled substances making it legal. Since then hemp and its derived products such as cannabidiol, or CBD, have gained popularity.  CBD is a non-psychoactive substance found in hemp plants. It has anti-inflammatory properties and thus, many people use CBD for treating several ailments.  Some people tout CBD for its medicinal benefits such as alleviating the symptoms of life-threatening diseases like cancer, epilepsy, Alzheimer’s and Tourette. CBD is also widely used for everyday medical problems, such as chronic pain, stress, insomnia, depression, muscle spasm, injury, inflammation, etc.  While there is research that supports CBD as a potent drug that can help reduce symptoms of some diseases, there is not much information that backs up all its medicinal claims. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has only legalized one cannabis-based medicine till now – Epidiolex. It is an oral solution used to reduce seizures in two rare and severe forms of…

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