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Some CBD users test positive for THC. This Arizona doctor has some theories why

By Lauren Gilger
Published: Monday, May 16, 2022 - 2:20pm
Updated: Monday, May 16, 2022 - 3:42pm

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CBD products advertised for sale at a Phoenix shop
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CBD products advertised for sale at a Phoenix shop in 2019.

Using CBD products should not get you a positive test for THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana.

But Banner Health’s poison control center says they’ve received an increasing number of reports from people who have failed marijuana drug tests but say they’ve only used CBD.

There are still plenty of questions as to why, but Dr. Bryan Kuhn has some theories. Kuhn is a pharmacist and clinical toxicologist for the Banner Poison and Drug Information Center. The Show spoke with him to learn what could be behind the test results.

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