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Does CBD Hemp Flower Show Up On A Drug Test?

Updated: Nov 9, 2020

Does CBD Hemp Flower Show Up On A Drug Test?


Every day more and more people are turning to CBD as a safe, natural solution for numerous issues from pains and aches to irregular sleeping patterns. The 2018 Farm Bill made CBD derived from hemp legal in the United States for sale and possession. CBD Hemp Flower, in particular, has gained exponential popularity, however, what impact does the use of CBD Hemp flower have on drug testing? This question has been highly debated and constantly on every CBD user's mind.


In this article, we will walk you through the basics of CBD Hemp Flower and answer numerous questions pertaining to CBD Hemp flower use and drug testing. We will also touch base on the benefits of CBD Hemp flower and our recommendation at this point in time.


Let's get right into it!


What is CBD Hemp Flower?


Before diving into CBD drug screening it is first important to understand CBD Hemp flower. As you may already know hemp is a part of the cannabis plant family that contains less than 0.3% Delta-9 THC. CBD flower is one of the four main components of the hemp plant. The hemp plant consists of stock, leaves, flowers, and seeds.


In the hemp plant, the flower contains the highest percentage of active CBD compared to the other three components. When the flower is cultivated and cut off the stems, they are then either machine or hand-trimmed and then sold as CBD Hemp Flower.

You can buy and use CBD Hemp flower in a variety of ways. The most obvious being that CBD Hemp Flower can be inhaled and used in numerous smoking apparatus. CBD Hemp Flower can also be used to make your own CBD oil or butter. This oil or butter can be used in a variety of ways to make your own edibles, topicals, or ingested as is. CBD Hemp flower is very versatile and can be used as a byproduct to make numerous consumable products.



Will I fail a drug test using CBD Hemp Flower?


There are a couple of important elements to this question. First and foremost it is important to note that there is no specific drug test for CBD. At this point in time, we know of no drug tests designed to specifically test for the presence of CBD. The only cannabis-related drug test readily available tests for the presence of THC, not CBD.


Can using CBD Hemp Flower Make You Fail a Drug Test?


Potentially. All CBD Flower contains trace amounts of THC. Although all CBD flower should contain less than 0.3% Delta-9 THC, it is still possible to fail a drug test by using CBD Hemp Flower. We are not going to lie to you and say that it is impossible to fail a drug test using CBD Hemp Flower. We are proud of our all-natural cultivation process, and our USDA certified organic CBD Hemp flower, however, these can still contain trace amounts of THC, and even small amounts of THC can sometimes trigger a failed drug test screening.


On top of that, several factors can influence the outcome of your drug test result. These include the source of your CBD, the amount you consume daily, how long you consume it for, body chemistry, and more.


Hypothetically speaking if you were to consume a very large amount of our products, four ounces of hemp flower per day for three weeks for argument's sake, it's possible enough THC would accumulate in your system to make you fail a drug test. The point is that using enough CBD hemp flower to fail a THC drug test would be tough, but it is not impossible.


Drug Screening In The USA


As of December 2018, CBD containing less than 0.3% THC has been federally legal in the U.S. Since then, employers all over the country are trying to assess how CBD is going to impact their mandatory drug screenings. Millions of employees are required to take drug tests, so it’s a legitimate concern to have. More and more people every day are turning to CBD to help with a variety of issues. So what choices do you have if you are randomly drug tested but want to use CBD Hemp Flower?

To take some precautions, you can consider a detox protocol to eliminate THC from your system. You can also have a chat with your HR representative and ask for more details on the drug screening your company runs. Please keep in mind we are simply providing recommendations and this is not legal advice.


The medical and recreational cannabis marketplaces have made extraordinary leaps over the past couple of years. We think as more states legalize cannabis, employers will stop screening for THC, but at this time you should proceed with caution.


Is CBD Hemp Flower Legal?


Many brands ship CBD Hemp flower products to all 50 states under the protection of the 2018 Farm Bill. CBD Hemp flower derived from industrial hemp, which contains a trace amount of THC, is legal and protected in all 50 states. Although hemp and marijuana have very similar attributes to the naked eye, hemp is legal to cross state lines because it abides by the 2018 Farm Bill.


Why is there THC in CBD Hemp Flower?


Hemp and marijuana are both a part of the cannabis plant family. Although at its core hemp plants have a significantly different chemical profile compared to its notorious cousin, marijuana, it still produces many of the same cannabinoids that can be found in marijuana. The main cannabinoid that can be found in hemp is CBD, however, it also produces CBG, CBC, CBN, and THC (in small legal doses).


On the other hand, the primary cannabinoid found in Marijuana is THC. over the years cultivators have purposely bred cannabis plants containing high amounts of THC to benefit both medicinal and recreational users. Over the past decade or so, more cultivators have begun cultivating low THC strains containing less than 0.3% Delta-9 THC which is legally considered industrial hemp.


By definition industrial hemp yields very low concentrations of THC. In order to comply with federal regulations hemp must contain less than 0.3% THC. Hemp farmers throughout the country are required to test their plants to ensure compliance with the THC threshold. If their plants do not comply with regulations they cannot be sold in the open marketplace.


So yes there is THC in hemp, however not enough to cause psychoactive effects when used. Instead, you can experience all of the medicinal benefits without the high when using CBD Hemp Flower.


Is Smoking CBD Hemp Flower Safe?


Before using CBD Hemp Flower we urge you to consult with your doctor if you have any doubts. CBD is well tolerated by many users, it is non-addictive and has very few documented side effects. However smoking CBD versus consuming CBD edibles or oil isn't ideal for anyone with any pre-existing lung conditions.


Where Can I Find The Best CBD Hemp Flower?


You are ready to purchase CBD Hemp flower, but where can you find quality CBD flower? Good news, you don't have to leave the comfort of your home. You can find some high-quality USDA certified CBD Hemp flower from your smartphone or laptop.


Before starting your research for the right product you should keep these tips in mind. You want to choose a brand that is USDA organic, third-party lab tested, and contains a high terpene profile.


At Royal Remedies, we believe in the power of the plant and use only USDA certified organic CBD Hemp flower. We third party laboratory test all of our CBD Hemp flower and provide various details on the strains we carry. Plus we are here to answer any questions or concerns you may have. Come see the quality, potent CBD Hemp Flower we have to offer today!

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