Using CBD Products and the Corps

Cannabidiol, better known as CBD, can be found in oils, creams, lotions, capsules, tablets, and edibles, and is also used for vaping. Despite the increasing availability of CBD online and in convenience stores and tobacco shops, these products are prohibited from use by service members within the Department of Defense.

Products containing less than 0.3 percent tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are legal to sell, but products containing more than 0.3 percent THC remain illegal on the federal level. While the product may state how much THC it contains, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not regulate these products which means there is no official verification of the amount of THC they may contain. THC is the chemical responsible for most of marijuana’s psychological effects.

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