The Navy is warning its sailors to stay away from the deluge of CBD products that are popping up from convenience stores to farmers markets.
A Wednesday release from Navy Secretary Richard Spencer is telling sailors that even if cannabidiol (CBD) is legal throughout the country, it’s not OK to use.
“Sailors and Marines are prohibited from knowingly using products made or derived from hemp, including CBD, regardless of the products’ THC concentration, claimed or actual, and regardless of whether such product may lawfully be bought, sold, and used under the law applicable to civilians,” the release states. “Use means to inject, ingest, inhale, or otherwise introduce into the human body. Use includes the knowing use of hemp products designed to penetrate through the skin layer, including but not limited to trans-dermal patches.”