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Will Hemp Milk Make You Fail a Drug Test?

By
Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, CNS,

Ask the Diva: Will Hemp Milk Make You Fail  a Drug Test

Q. I have been reading a lot about the benefits of hemp and would like to add it into my diet.  I am concerned that consuming these foods might make me test positive on a drug test. Do you know if consuming hemp milk or seeds could show on a drug test? If so, how much would I have to consume?

A. The type of hemp used for food production is a different strain of cannabis than the type used for medical or recreational purposes. Hemp milk and other foods contain no THC, the active ingredient in marijuana. According to my sources, consumption of hemp foods will never cause a failed drug test.

Read more about hemp milk in my episode on non-dairy milk.
 

About the Author

Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, CNS

Monica Reinagel is a board-certified licensed nutritionist, author, and the creator of one of iTunes' most highly ranked health and fitness podcasts. Her advice is regularly featured on the TODAY show, Dr. Oz, NPR, and in the nation's leading newspapers, magazines, and websites. Do you have a nutrition question? Call the Nutrition Diva listener line at 443-961-6206. Your question could be featured on the show. 

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