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Drug tests don’t screen for CBD, but that doesn’t mean you’re in the clear.
Second, there’s a good chance that the CBD product you’re using contains more than the .3% THC legally allowed. In fact, when Penn Medicine researchers bought CBD products online and then analyzed their ingredients, they found that about one in five contained up to 6.4 mg/ML of THC — high enough to cause impairment.
How cannabis drug tests work
You nailed your cover letter and rocked the interview. All that’s standing between you and an awesome new job is a mandatory drug screening. Will that CBD oil you’ve been taking for pain relief cause you to fail the test?
It hinges mostly on the dose you took and your frequency of use. Typically, these metabolites can show up on a urine test anywhere between three days to two weeks after the last time taken.
Although blood tests are not nearly as common as urine tests for screening for CBD and cannabinoids, they can be used to detect THC metabolites. The reason they’re not the preferred method of drug screening is because of how quickly THC is eliminated from your bloodstream.
CBD is fat-soluble, meaning it’s stored in your body’s fat cells rather than the water cells. Therefore, your Body Mass Index (BMI) influences how quickly it is metabolized. The higher your body mass and weight, the longer it will take to leave your system.
How Long Does CBD Stay In Your Blood?
Let’s take a closer look at the different ways you can take CBD and how your body processes it. Then we’ll walk through how long it will stay in different systems of your body.
If you smoke dried flower CBD or use a vape cartridge, the CBD enters your bloodstream within seconds. Therefore, brain effects associated with CBD occur the quickest in this manner.
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How Long Does CBD Stay In Your Hair?
But does the duration of its effects influence how long it stays in your system for?
According to the Mayo Clinic, THC metabolites can be detected for as long as 15 days post-administration among frequent and daily users. However, the research also suggests that these numbers can vary based on the dosage.