But Could CBD Make You Fail a Drug Test?



Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a non psychoactive compound produced by the marijuana plant that seems to be everywhere these days. Maybe you’ve even been asked if you’d like it added to your morning cup of joe! THC, also marijuana-derived, is what gets people high and is screened for by drug tests. The chemical structure of THC is very similar to CBD’s, which begs the question: Could using CBD make you fail a drug test? In this episode of Reactions we break down the chemistry behind the possibilities.

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Credits:
Producer: Melissa Salpietra
Writer: George Zaidan
Scientific Consultants: Mark Lefsrud, PhD Mahmoud A. ElSohly, PhD Jason White, PhD
Executive Producer: George Zaidan

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Pure Natural – The Agutis

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45 comments

  1. I think cbd can boost your infertility rate according to recent studies… or wait… is this the cbd talking or the oxygen deprivation? Must be both I mean cbd is no babies “formula” lmao am I right science

  2. Lol 😂 our government keeps marijuana a schedule 1 while medical marijuana is legal in majority of states. Schedule 1 means no medical value. So which is it? Government is liars that want money. Or government failed to schedule marijuana properly. Medical existing proves it can't make sense to be a schedule 1

  3. You realize if CBD gets proven that it helps with those things it'd put big pharma out of business. So big pharma spends millions to fight CBD as well as legalization of marijuana. Funny how they banned marijuana research too they don't want you knowing it's a better alternative. If research was legal on it this would have been legal a long time ago. Both for CBD and THC. Your government wants you hooked on pills. If the government can't tax it or make big money off it they don't want it.

  4. Guys do not grow dependent on this stuff it’s a trick. Screw smoking or oils that are ingested. Handle your anxiety with natural coping methods. Occupy your mind with something else. Think of 20 girl names that start with a T. Do something, but avoid indulging yourself in these pleasures!

  5. The problem is that trace amounts (of the metabolite) build up in your body. These metabolites are stored in body fat and thus women and overweight people hang onto the metabolites for a long time…so even though they NEVER got high the test comes back positive. I think they should sue the lab!!! Total BS. Furthermore drug testing like this should be illegal. Funny thing is- you can do cocaine all night long on a friday & pass a drug test monday! Drugs are metabolized differently and if the lab doesn’t take this into account they are at fault for ruining lives- the scientists should know better! (I’m a biologist not a chemist & even I understand why these test are bogus).

  6. I keep cbd and my thc weed in diffrent jars was in a rush for work and got in the car started to get anixaty so rolled up and relaxed grabbed the thc jar so now I’m on my way to work baked

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