By: Angela Garrity
The Washington Times reports that the U.S. Military isn’t backing down from its stance on prohibiting CBD use by military service members.
Patricia Deuster, director of the Human Performance Laboratory at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md. states that service members could test positive for marijuana use due to the unregulated nature of the products.
Service members who test positive for THC resulting from CBD products could face a less-than-honorable discharge and a loss of post-service benefits, Task and Purpose reported.
“It’s a real conundrum,” Ms. Deuster told a military health symposium earlier this week, according to a report on the military news website Task and Purpose, “and it’s going to be a major issue for the military because it is available [everywhere].”
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