Truck Drivers Should Beware of CBD, Drug Policy Expert Says

Truck Drivers Should Beware of CBD, Drug Policy Expert Says

The U.S. Department of Transportation told truck drivers use of CBD oils would be at their own career risk.

That warning was issued by a DOT drug policy official briefing a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration advisory committee on July 13.

Although a measure signed into law by President Donald Trump in December 2018 makes industrial hemp legal, the use of cannabidiol, or CBD, can be a trap for truck drivers. CBD products are too often mislabeled and can contain higher concentrations of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the intoxicating substance in marijuana.


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