While CBD is a substance that has no psychotropic effects and is completely legal, THC is a controlled substance. This means that testing for THC levels is sometimes required.
When it comes to CBD products, there are no complications, as a few simple tests can determine that the THC level is within the legal limit. However, for Buy CBD Paste UK users, there may be some issues depending on the form of consumption.
In drug testing, as THC is the only potentially illegal derivative of cannabis, by-products of this cannabinoid are tested for. This means that these tests try to locate the substances into which this cannabinoid is transformed when it’s metabolised.
Can CBD products containing THC show up positive in a drug test?
THC and its metabolites are molecules that bind easily to fatty tissues and are released slowly. This could lead to a urine test having a positive result if you’ve consumed a very high amount of full spectrum CBD products.
Oral tests look for THC directly, so it’s exactly the same with them. If you’ve consumed excessive amounts of full spectrum CBD products orally, sublingually, or by inhaling them, there’s a risk that you could test positive.
Lastly, it’s worth remembering that in CBD oil is only marketed for topical use. Therefore, oral or sublingual consumption is considered misuse of the product. Flowers are also considered an aromatic and collectible product, and therefore consuming them by inhalation is also misuse of this product.
Consequently, this scenario would only occur in countries where oral and sublingual consumption of CBD oil is allowed and the flowers can be inhaled. In Europe, the only legally permitted options for consuming CBD are e-liquids and vape pens that contain it, and which are generally completely free of THC.