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Trump’s Ban On CBD For the Military Echoes Drug War, Anti-Hemp Oil Hysteria

The Drug Warrior takeover of the Trump administration now seems complete with the ban on CBD use by the military because it might interfere with marijuana testing.

The website reported the new policy calling it “little-noticed,” which is an accurate but ironic description of what should have been widely announced, if it was meant to inform members of both the active duty and reserve military about something so important.

The Department of Defense (DOD) announced the new policy in February, banning all active and reserve service members from using hemp products, including CBD.

Ironically, it comes at the same time the NBA says it won’t be testing for marijuana, which is technically still banned, while the teams are “locked down” in Disney World.

NBC News reported in February that between 50% and 85% of NBA players use cannabis products.

The DoD is concerned about the military using a substance used by more than half of America’s greatest athletes, while reports that the U.S. is having a hard time finding physically fit recruits. [Read More @ LA Weekly]

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