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CBD & Hemp Oil Questions (3)

Yes.  CBD is known to inhibit an enzyme called cytochrome P450.  It is the same effect that eating grapefruit can have on medications, and is involved in the metabolization of a number of drugs.

The inhibition of cytochrome P450 can have the effect of either increasing or decreasing the drug’s intended effect.  It is therefore advisable to ask your physician if any of your medications are in this category.

For more information, you can refer to CBD-Drug Interactions: The Role of Cytochrome P450.

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  • Gillian says:

    Hi my dog is on 0.5mg cyclavence every morning, 100mg gabapenton in the morning and at night, 2.5mg presidone (steroid) and 0.5mg amatriptyline at night.
    Can I give him CBD oil.

    Thank you

    • Hi Gillian, as you probably know, both amatriptyline and gabapenton are medications for peripheral nerve pain. Both are toxic and dangerous, so if it were my dog, I would be giving it a high quality CBD product ( 3 times per day) such as are recommended in my Pet Product Reviews categories. The steroid is probably to reduce scratching and itchy skin… so basically, CBD does all these things without toxicity and side effects from prescription medications which are in my opinion not healthy at all. Steroid medication won’t work forever. Please consider reading the side effects of these medications. They are likely making things worse for your pet. However, CBD will not interact with these dangerous medications. CBD is completely non-toxic. CBD will replace all these drugs over time. That’s why I use it, pets benefit from it and millions of people throughout the ages. Soon you should be able to significantly reduce these prescription meds and your Pet will have a new lease on it’s current life experience.

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    No. CBD and hemp oil is a non-toxic, non-psychoactive, and non-addictive substance that is of no interest to drug testers.  It is THC that they may or may not be testing for because it is the most prevalent cannabinoid in marijuana and therefore easier to detect.

    CBD leaves your system entirely in 6 to 8 hours whereas THC can stay in your system for over a month.

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  • Janet Hoover says:

    You answer “no” to the question can I pass a drug test then go on to explain. But I am confused. Are you saying there is THC in your CBD so you will not pass a drug test? Or are you saying that since they look for THC only that you will not test positive on a test? Your answer is not clear.

    • Sorry for the confusion Janet. What I am saying is that the main reason that there is no “drug test” for CBD is because there is no reason to test for it in the first place. Since CBD is a completely non-toxic, non-psychoactive, and non-addicting nutrient that is needed by our endocannabinoid systems (and related systems of the body) for maintaining a condition of healthy homeostasis, what would be the reason to go to the expense of “drug testing” for it?

      As far as CBD Living’s nano CBD product line, there is no THC present in any amount in the products tested. However, that is not the same for other CBD brands such as the CBD Pure Hemp Oil which is also offered at Cannabis Animus. In fact, most all brands contain that disclaimer on the label (“…less than .03% THC”) in order to pass Federal regulations… even if there is no THC present whatsoever. Manufacturers have been allowed to include less than .03% THC in their CBD products for two main reasons: First is because, at that level, THC is deemed inconsequential from any “drug” effect(s). And the second reason is that the hemp plant species, Cannabis ruderalis, contains less than .03% THC in its natural form and has been proven to have no psychoactive effect on either humans or other mammals either.

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    Yes, but not in the traditional sense where harm is caused.  I’ve taken as much as 800mg of CBD at one time and not experienced any adverse effects other than becoming very sleepy.  So I took a nap.

    There are studies you can find easily on search engines where as much as 1500mg was studied on humans with essentially the same results I had.  CBD is considered to be a non-toxic substance by any bio/pharma definition.

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    General Cannabis Questions (2)

    According to a study by biochemist Etienne de Meijer (Inheritance of the Cannabinoid Phenotype), growers can induce environmental conditions such as light, temperature, nutrients, water, and soil acidity.  Different combinations and permutations definitely increases (or lowers) the levels of various cannabinoids such as CBD and THC ultimately derived from the grow.

    That said, it is also currently true that the overall potential of each strain’s cannabinoid content is limited by its genetics.

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    No. CBD and hemp oil is a non-toxic, non-psychoactive, and non-addictive substance that is of no interest to drug testers.  It is THC that they may or may not be testing for because it is the most prevalent cannabinoid in marijuana and therefore easier to detect.

    CBD leaves your system entirely in 6 to 8 hours whereas THC can stay in your system for over a month.

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  • Janet Hoover says:

    You answer “no” to the question can I pass a drug test then go on to explain. But I am confused. Are you saying there is THC in your CBD so you will not pass a drug test? Or are you saying that since they look for THC only that you will not test positive on a test? Your answer is not clear.

    • Sorry for the confusion Janet. What I am saying is that the main reason that there is no “drug test” for CBD is because there is no reason to test for it in the first place. Since CBD is a completely non-toxic, non-psychoactive, and non-addicting nutrient that is needed by our endocannabinoid systems (and related systems of the body) for maintaining a condition of healthy homeostasis, what would be the reason to go to the expense of “drug testing” for it?

      As far as CBD Living’s nano CBD product line, there is no THC present in any amount in the products tested. However, that is not the same for other CBD brands such as the CBD Pure Hemp Oil which is also offered at Cannabis Animus. In fact, most all brands contain that disclaimer on the label (“…less than .03% THC”) in order to pass Federal regulations… even if there is no THC present whatsoever. Manufacturers have been allowed to include less than .03% THC in their CBD products for two main reasons: First is because, at that level, THC is deemed inconsequential from any “drug” effect(s). And the second reason is that the hemp plant species, Cannabis ruderalis, contains less than .03% THC in its natural form and has been proven to have no psychoactive effect on either humans or other mammals either.

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