Can Your Dog Be Arrested for Using Cannabis Extract?

The question Thomas McDermott wanted answered Wednesday doesn’t get asked often during policy discussions in Indiana: Could his Labrador retriever be breaking the law by using a pain remedy extracted from cannabis?

McDermott, who happens to be the Democratic mayor of Hammond, asked the question from the audience during an otherwise buttoned-down panel discussion on alcohol and marijuana policy at the BGD Legislative Conference in Indianapolis, according to the IndyStar.

On the panel was Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill, a Republican who last month issued a legal opinion that said the use of cannabidiol oil, or CBD, was illegal in most circumstances in Indiana.

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