By Ed Donnelly, founder of AmourCBD
CBD, also known as cannabidiol, is the oil found in the stem of hemp plants which has the THC extracted to reach levels below 0.3%. CBD products have become an everyday essential and as travel begins to pick up, many people are unsure if they can bring their favorite CBD products with them. Here are a few things to keep in mind when bringing your CBD products along.
Consider state laws
Hemp’s classification changed under the 2018 Farm Bill from being considered a Schedule I drug, meaning it is no longer considered a controlled substance, thus making consumption, production, and transportation across state lines legal 1. In order to even be considered hemp, products have to meet very strict requirements. For one, the THC percentage in the product cannot be higher than 0.3% otherwise it can be considered marijuana which is yet to be legalized on a federal level. When transporting hemp, the product has to be produced lawfully under the 2018 Farm Bill, and the USDA has to have issued approved regulations and procedures within that specific state. Each production plan was submitted individually by states—additional information pertaining to that can be found here.
While transporting marijuana across state lines is not allowed since it has not been …