Would you Like to Legally Carry CBD Oil for Personal Use When You Fly?

 

Now You Can! The Transportation Security Administration has changed its cannabis policy to allow passengers to travel with some forms of CBD oil and a drug derived from marijuana that has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

All forms of marijuana were previously prohibited in carry-on bags and checked luggage. On May 26, TSA updated its “What Can I Bring?” guidelines under medical marijuana. The FDA in June is legalizing a drug called Epidiolex, which is used to treat epilepsy in children. The TSA said in a statement that it was recently made aware of the drug and updated the regulations to avoid confusion on whether families can bring it when traveling.

The new policy also includes some CBD oil, “as long as it is produced within the regulations defined by the law” under the 2018 Farm Bill, which legalized hemp and hemp derivatives. Hemp-derived CBD is low in or has no THC, the chemical that produces a high found in marijuana.

The TSA’s new rules still ban other forms of marijuana, including CBD oils that have THC, and cannabis-infused products that are still illegal under federal law.

Questions have been raised as to how agents will determine the difference. But while agents screen for potential threats to planes and passengers, they do not search for marijuana or other illegal drugs. If they come across anything suspect, they refer it to law enforcement.

 

We at Getaway Dreams Come True Travel Agency carefully screen news that affects travel and travelers to keep clients up to date on pertinent topics related to travel. You may wish to read other blog posts with pertinent information as follows:

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