FBI Policy On CBD Use By Agents Is ‘Under Review’

FBI Policy On CBD Use By Agents Is ‘Under Review’

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is apparently looking into changing internal policy when it comes to the use of CBD products by its agents and other employees, the agency said on Tuesday. While workers are prohibited from using marijuana—and applicants can be disqualified for consuming cannabis within the past three years—it seems FBI is open to loosening rules for the non-intoxicating cannabis compound, which has become more widely available since hemp was federally legalized under the 2018 Farm Bill, creating a massive market for its derivatives. During a Q&A on Twitter, FBI’s Newark office was asked two marijuana-related questions. One person wanted to know why the agency says “you cannot use marijuana within 3 years of applying, even with a medical card/prescription.” “The policy regarding CBD oil is currently under review,” FBI replied. “Check the other eligibility requirements.” Q8: Why does the FBI state you cannot use marijuana within 3 years of applying, even with a medical card/prescription?A8: The policy regarding CBD oil is currently under review. Check the other eligibility requirements. — FBI Newark (@FBINewark) April 7, 2020 The overall thread was about questions people had about the process of becoming a special agent, so it’s not clear if the CBD policy is being reevaluated for applicants only regarding past use, or if any change would cover active agents as well. Marijuana Moment reached out to FBI and its Newark division for clarification, but representatives did not respond by the time of publication. Another person asked whether the…

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