Travelling with CBD what you need to know

Travelling with CBD what you need to know

We have gathered some useful information for Travelling with CBD, Cannabis legislation are changing quickly worldwide, so it is essential to be up to date with the current laws. Medicinal cannabis products are ready for prescription in the U.K., and there is a huge range of CBD products freely available.

Many people still ask “Is CBD legal?” 

Yes, CBD is legal to purchase and consume. Despite this, there is still a lot of stigma around hemp and cannabis products. Thus making it difficult for people to understand the rights they have when carrying CBD.

Luckily, you can travel with CBD. So long as the CBD products do not contain THC, the intoxicating compound found in cannabis. Without THC you will not get any high ot stoned feeling. Due to the non-psychoactive nature of these products, CBD is exempt from the standard laws and restrictions that apply to cannabis.

All Simply CBD Wales items are lab-tested for quality and purity. Our results which are independently Lab Tested, display 0% THC content. Products under 0.2% THC are legal for sale in all circumstances.

Recommendations when traveling with CBD

1. Carry proof of purchase

If you are able to show that your CBD was bought in a store or online, it adds credibility and officials will be less likely to question the THC content.

2. Treat officials with respect

Many officers simply do not know what CBD is, some will see the relation to Cannabis and not fully understand what you are carrying. If they find a CBD item, they may not have received clear instructions from their superiors on how to handle the circumstance. As a result, they may question you or claim that your knowledge of CBD is incorrect. Listen to them, and do not argue while you explain yourself.

3. If your CBD, is confiscated be understanding.

In some instances, a law enforcement agent will choose to take the product in for testing. Understand that they are just trying to do their job. Allow them to take the product and accept that this is the worst that can happen.

Methods of transport

Travelling by car or train with CBD is a very safe option. You will rarely be bothered in these cases, and there are few circumstances that will cause an officer to inspect your luggage on a train. Having said that, if a person who doesn’t understand CBD discovers that you are carrying CBD products be prepared to explain, and have a receipt to hand. Travelling with CBD should not cause consumers any unwanted issues again just be sure to keep a receipt safe incase proof of purchase is needed.

Flying with CBD is not recommended. Despite the fact that CBD oil is legal in most countries, there will be agents inspecting the contents of your luggage making it very likely they will find your CBD product. If your CBD is found, they could confiscate it, and question you further. This could lead to a missed flight, so its simply not worth the risk. Moreover you can buy a new batch of CBD at your destination.

Your rights

Millions of U.K. residents enjoy the benefits from supplementing CBD every day. CBD is natural, non-toxic, and completely legal. So don’t be afraid to travel with your CBD. Just be ready for the challenges if an official discovers it.

You can learn more about CBD, by browsing some of our educational articles

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