Beware of Failing Employment Drug Tests Due to Legal CBD Products
The Impact of Legal CBD Products on Employment Drug Tests: Beware of Failing for Marijuana UseThe Impact of Legal CBD Products on Employment Drug TestsA lot of people have been changing jobs during the pandemic. If you are thinking of doing the same, beware the employment drug test. It could make you go from looking like you were hired to just looking like you were high. Specifically, you may lose an opportunity after failing a drug test for marijuana, even if you haven’t technically used marijuana, but instead you used legal CBD products. Now, many of them come from a version of the cannabis plant called hemp.
Hemp has much lower concentrations of THC. That’s the compound in marijuana that makes you high and so growing hemp is legal in Texas. In fact, the state agriculture Commissioners smiling face welcomes us to the website for the Texas Industrial Hemp Growing program, which was touted as a big, lucrative new industry for Texas farmers.
Courts Block State from Testing Legal CBD Products as Workplace Drug Tests Fail to Differentiate THC Types, Potentially Jeopardizing Employment Opportunities
Well, it turns out that hemp can be used to make a synthetic version of THC. Which can make you high.
Courts Block State from Testing Legal CBD Products as Workplace Drug Tests Fail to Differentiate THC TypesThe state considers that a drug too and wants to ban it. Courts Block State from Testing Legal CBD Products as Workplace Drug Tests Fail to Differentiate THC TypesBut since it comes from the legal hemp plant, courts have been blocking the state as the legal case proceeds. Now, legalities aside though, most workplace drug tests don’t tell the difference between marijuana THC and synthetic THC. Either one can trigger a test failure and prevent you from getting or keeping a job. More about this and a map that gives a ZIP code.
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