US CBP Hasn’t Updated Its Position on CBD Oil

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) hasn’t yet decided how the 2018 Farm Bill will be applied to travelers who are found with CBD oil on them or in their luggage. Before those updated guidelines are adopted, foreign nationals seeking entry into the U.S. still face fines, arrest and lifetime entry bans for being found in possession of “an illegal substance.”

This position was brought to light when a young Canadian lady was stopped at a border crossing, fined $500 for having a bottle of CBD oil and then given a bunch of papers indicating that she had been banned for life from…

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