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    Can you take CBD Oil on a Plane?

    Can you take CBD Oil on a Plane?

    There are many items one should be mindful of when it comes to flying with CBD, not to mention the security and fuss that goes along with its relentless pace. As a consumer of CBD oil, you may be well aware the ingredients cause some to reel in horror. This goes without saying when flying with CBD in and out of countries, all of which will have different leanings toward the CBD oil industry. 

    In this article, We’ll take you through all you need to know on this hot topic and what and how to approach the UK laws with confidence your CBD oil isn’t going to land you in the slammer. Can you travel with CBD oil on a plane? Let’s find out. 

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    What is CBD Oil Anyway?

    CBD (cannabidiol) is a completely legal substance born from the cannabis plant. CBD is gaining popularity because many people take it within a wellness or health routine. Supporting their health in terms of cellular and molecular. It's all very exciting.  CBD oil products offer relief from everyday stresses; CBD oil from hemp such as ours are free from THC. 

    The difference between CBD and THC?

    Clarifying the legal position is best explained by starting out where the CBD and THC originate from, the plant. Used for 4500 years in one way or another this plant has lasted as long as the pyramids. The two main plants which produce CBD and THC are Hemp and Marijuana, they are both parts of the cannabis gene. Hemp consists of naturally high levels of CBD and less than 0.3% THC, as opposed to marijuana which consists of high levels of THC and low levels of CBD. THC is the component of the Marijuana plant that is more commonly associated with the 'recreational' use - getting you 'high'.

    Can you take CBD oil on a plane within Europe?

    At Hide and Seek CBD, we are fully compliant with the EU law. Our product is under the legal threshold that makes the hemp-derived products okay for sale, consumption and travel. We say this with confidence but always check your brand is fully legit and displays the certification on the label. You can easily travel with CBD oil within EU borders. Although, as the laws around this are always changing from country to country, it's best to check online before hand just to be on the safe side.

    As with all airlines operating within strict security rules and regulations. The CBD product bottle is subject to size restrictions. Up to a 100ml bottle is allowed to carry on a plane, all other sizes above must be checked in. More on that later.

    Can you take CBD oil on a plane in the USA?

    The USA is s tricky one. This massive country has many states all with their own federal law on CBD oil. You may find taking off in one state and landing in another difficult to handle. If your product is legal it still may face scrutiny by an ignorant official, if you are flying in or even too the USA, your Hide and Seek CBD oil may be fully accepted but may be looked upon as suspicious. Better check with the airline and the federal law of the state(s) your travelling too. Again, just to be on the safe side.

    Can you take CBD oil on a plane globally?

    There are many countries in the world. This means there are many different regulations regarding CBD oil. EU counties are relaxed in comparison to others. Asian countries can be uber strict and one might face years in jail.

    If you are trailing to Asian and middle eastern counties, do check beforehand as to the rules. You’d do well to leave your CBD oil at home if the countries rules may be harsh or even ambiguous, this grey area may be used as a tool to arrest you. 

    Can I take CBD oil on my carry on?

    Airlines across the world are subject to liquid laws and they are the same across the board. Anything above 100ml needs either a doctors note or prescription. These certifications mean they are officially medicine and can be carried in your hand luggage. 

    All other travellers must place it in the hand luggage. CBD oil is not generally prescribed in the UK. It is prudent to ensure the label is visible and carrying a copy of the ingredients may be useful to expedite a quicker pass through time in customs. Or even printing off the lab report from the batch testing facility.

    Do drug dogs smell CBD?

    In terms of sniffer dogs, They are always tuned to explosives and cash scents rather than drugs. Although each airport will use whatever they need. Your CBD oil may show up on an X-ray or during a search so be prepared for questioning by inquisitive officials. 


    Hide and Seek CBD oils are always high quality, batch tested and for sale across the UK. At Hide and Seek CBD oils we care deeply about your CBD experience and our company is made up of expertise and passion toward the goal of supplying you the customer with a great mind and body health experience, relieved of pain and discomfort of any sort including polymyalgia rheumatica. Visit our store today, and discover our premium CBD products, where quality is never compromised.  

    This blog is intended for informational and educational purposes and contains the opinions of the author based on personal research. This blog is not a substitute for taking specific advice from a healthcare professional for any condition or disease. Any course of treatment for medical, lifestyle or wellbeing purposes should only be done under the direct guidance of a registered physician or regulated healthcare professional where legal.
    This blog is not a substitute for medical advice and is not intended to diagnose or treat any medical condition or disease or to be used in place of physician's advice in any manner. 
    In the UK, hemp CBD products are currently legal to buy without a prescription as a wellness product. The FSA has recommended that pregnant and breastfeeding women and those taking other medication should not take CBD without advice from their doctors.