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But Could CBD Make You Fail a Drug Test?



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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25 Comments

  1. You realize if CBD gets proven that it helps with those things it'd put big pharma out of business. So big pharma spends millions to fight CBD as well as legalization of marijuana. Funny how they banned marijuana research too they don't want you knowing it's a better alternative. If research was legal on it this would have been legal a long time ago. Both for CBD and THC. Your government wants you hooked on pills. If the government can't tax it or make big money off it they don't want it.

  2. Funny how the FDA banned research for marijuana. If they hadn't big pharma would be out of business. I guess that's why they spend millions on fighting marijuana legalization. It's about money to your government not your health.

  3. Lol 😂 our government keeps marijuana a schedule 1 while medical marijuana is legal in majority of states. Schedule 1 means no medical value. So which is it? Government is liars that want money. Or government failed to schedule marijuana properly. Medical existing proves it can't make sense to be a schedule 1

  4. Schedule 1 means no medical benefits. But medical marijuana exists in majority of states. Kinda just proves they failed at scheduling marijuana properly. They want money obviously. It's not about health or they'd admit their mess up

  5. Medical marijuana existing in majority of the states of this country proves scheduling marijuana under schedule 1 is beyond wrong. Schedule 1 literally means no medical benefits. Then why is "medical" in the name and recognized in most states

  6. Medical marijuana is in the majority of states in America. Schedule 1 means no medical value. That's what they have marijuana listed as. Proves our government is evil and corrupt. It's should be illegal to missclassify drugs that help people

  7. Medical marijuana existing in majority of USA proves having weed as a schedule 1 makes no sense at all. Schedule 1 means it would have no medical benefits. They contradict themselves. Just proves government doesn't care about you they care about money

  8. Medical marijuana is legal in majority of the USA. Marijuana is classified as a schedule 1 which means it would have no medical benefits. Medical marijuana existing proves our government is full of 💩

  9. Medical exists in majority of states. Schedule 1 means has no med value. Medical existing proves they're liars. But they banned marijuana research. Makes sense right. All about $. Big pharma pays them off

  10. Your government would rather you die than admit cannabis is a medical plant. Even when medical marijuana exists in majority of US states. Them making it schedule 1 proves that. And banning research

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