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Q: I was denied employment due to CBD oil usage for insomnia. The product label DID NOT state the possibility of THC.

I was using CBD oil from a large retail store (Vitamin Shoppe) for insomnia. The label on the bottle or packaging DID NOT state the possibility of positive THC in drug tests, thus made me think I was safe in using the product. My drug test came back positive for THC and was denied employment even... Read more »

Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley answered on Jan 12, 2021

CBD oil and other hemp-based products are not yet regulated by the FDA, and the 50 states all have 50 different regulatory schemes for this product. In short, there is little legal requirements regarding listing ingredients and THC concentrations. Legal hemp, as opposed to illegal or regulated... Read more »

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Q: I am a medical cannabis patient in maryland. I am wondering where i can smoke cannabis legally. Is my backyard ok?

My backyard can be viewed by neighbors and from the street

I have a chainlink fence around my yard

Eric Todd Kirk
Eric Todd Kirk answered on Apr 29, 2020

I think as a general proposition you're entitled to conduct lawful activity any place where lawful activity is allowed. For example the government may impose a time, place or manner restriction on otherwise lawful activity. It's not clear from your question if perhaps you were conflating... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Cannabis & Marijuana Law for Maryland on
Q: I am a medical cannabis patient in maryland. I am wondering where i can smoke cannabis legally. Is my backyard ok?

My backyard can be viewed by neighbors and from the street

I have a chainlink fence around my yard

Eric Todd Kirk
Eric Todd Kirk answered on Apr 29, 2020

I think as a general proposition you're entitled to conduct lawful activity any place where lawful activity is allowed. For example the government may impose a time, place or manner restriction on otherwise lawful activity. It's not clear from your question if perhaps you were conflating... Read more »

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Q: Inmy statement of probable cause it says pant instead of plants is that a clerical error that can be grounds for dismiss

If so what language should i use or say to have that piece of evidence thrown out

Eric Todd Kirk
Eric Todd Kirk answered on Mar 9, 2020

Without seeing the statement itself it's impossible to say for sure but this certainly appears to be a simple typographical error. That would not be grounds for dismissal.

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