(THURSDAY, Could 30, 2019 — HealthDay Information) Airline passengers will now be allowed to journey with some types of CBD oil and an epilepsy drug derived from marijuana, the U.S. Transportation Safety Administration says.
Beforehand, all types of marijuana had been prohibited in carry-on baggage and checked baggage, the Related Press reported.
The coverage change applies to the marijuana-derived drug Epidiolex, which is used to deal with epilepsy in kids, and CBD oil “so long as it’s produced throughout the rules outlined by the (2018) legislation,” that legalized hemp and hemp derivatives, the TSA says.
Hemp-derived CBD is low in or has no THC, the chemical in marijuana that offers customers a excessive, the AP reported.
Different types of marijuana, together with CBD oils which have THC and cannabis-infused merchandise which are nonetheless unlawful underneath federal legislation, stay banned underneath the TSA’s new guidelines.