Could CBD Make You Fail a Drug Test?

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Reactions Science Videos | May 29, 2019

 

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a non psychoactive compound produced by the marijuana plant that seems to be everywhere these days. Maybe you’ve even been asked if you’d like it added to your morning cup of joe! THC, also marijuana-derived, is what gets people high and is screened for by drug tests. The chemical structure of THC is very similar to CBD’s, which begs the question: Could using CBD make you fail a drug test? In this episode of Reactions we break down the chemistry behind the possibilities.


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Cannabidiol Does Not Convert to Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol in an In Vivo Animal Model

A Conversion of Oral Cannabidiol to Delta9-Tetrahydrocannabinol Seems Not to Occur in Humans

Labeling Accuracy of Cannabidiol Extracts Sold Online

Quality Traits of “Cannabidiol Oils”: Cannabinoids Content, Terpene Fingerprint and Oxidation Stability of European Commercially Available Preparations

The unexpected identification of the cannabimimetic, 5F-ADB, and dextromethorphan in commercially available cannabidiol e-liquids

Can You Trust Your CBD Oil? CBD Testing Results May Surprise You

FDA Regulation of Cannabis and Cannabis-Derived Products: Questions and Answers

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new steps to advance agency’s continued evaluation of potential regulatory pathways for cannabis-containing and cannabis-derived products

Why this matters in the beauty world

The Endocannabinoid System and the Brain

An Update on Plant Photobiology and Implications for Cannabis Production

Regulating Pot to Save the Polar Bear: Energy andClimate Impacts of the Marijuana Industry

Male vs. Female Cannabis: How to Determine the Sex of Your Plant

I Visited a Cannabis Farm to Find Out How CBD Oil Is Made

Pure Kana CBD

Medterra CBD

Cannabinoid Screen and Confirmation (Urine)

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Electronic Code of Federal Regulations

Can You Fail a Drug Test Due to CBD?

When is CBD Legal and When Isn't It?

How to Assess THC and CBD Levels in Cannabis Strains and Products

Activation and Metabolism of Cannabinoids

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