CBD may be everywhere, but the Navy is warning sailors and Marines not to indulge. The 2018 Farm Bill loosened restrictions on hemp cultivation, leading to the proliferation of cannabidiol-based products. Some advocates claim those products relieve a host of ailments, including chronic pain, anxiety and inflammation, as well as helping people sleep. However, claims about over-the-counter CBD products have yet to be proven. Those products are mostly not regulated or tested by the Food and Drug Administration, the Navy said in a service-wide message earlier this week. As a result, the ingredients may be unknown, and some products could contain higher concentrations of THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, which produces a high. And that can lead to positive urinalysis tests. Read more on Military.com.
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