For CBD users, you may already be aware of the fact that CBD that is obtained from industrial hemp has become federally legal following the 2018 Farm Bill. By adhering to certain guidelines, companies are now able to legally cultivate, distribute, and transport CBD-rich hemp products throughout the entire nation. A large percentage of users now use CBD oil in various forms like lotions, bath bombs, and in coffees without any legal complications. Nevertheless, the situation may be different during travelling when users get confused over the use of CBD products during flight and transporting them across international borders.
Recent changes to the legal criteria surrounding CBD have made the rules rather straightforward from the federal perspective. Many users are delighted to find out that CBD oil is obtained from hemp oil, thus making it legal to be brought across various state borders, including on flights. Nevertheless, one factor to take note of is that all other types of CBD oil which are obtained from marijuana remain illegal in a number of American states.
You can distinguish between the two different types of CBD oil by reading the product label carefully to identify its THC content. CBD oils that have a THC content lesser than 0.3 percent is legally permissible to be brought in flight and across certain borders. Nonetheless, some states still impose different laws regarding the possession of CBD oil which you need to find out before travelling for a precautionary measure. You can also choose to print out the lab report of the product that you are carrying to verify any cannabinoid content checks done by an authoritative body. CBD oils that are used for medical reasons also need to always be accompanied by a prescription.
Travelling Outside U.S.
International laws are rather vague as of the current moment which makes travelling abroad with CBD oils a rather risky business. If you still intend to do so, perform extensive research to find out more about the laws of the country of your destination. It is always recommended to pay extra caution and leave behind any products containing cannabinoids to prevent you from getting embroiled with the law. Bear in mind that most other countries worldwide enforce much stringent drug laws and impose tougher penalties for those caught possessing an illegal substance.
You may find that travelling with CBD oils is quite risky as the laws around the whole stance may be really confusing. Travelling with CBD oil is also fully banned in several cruise lines, hence get in touch directly with the cruise line prior to your travel date. Never conceal any CBD products as the consequences are more severe if you ever get caught.
No declaration of CBD products is necessary but they should never be concealed. According to the TSA, CBD vape and electronic devices can be carried inside flights through carry-on bags only and not checked in. Users should also avoid travelling with hemp flower at all costs as it looks pretty similar to a cannabis flower.