Great Grandmother arrested for carrying CBD oil to Disney World

Great Grandmother arrested for carrying CBD oil to Disney World”

A woman was arrested when she was found to be carrying CBD oil at Disney World, according to the Orange County's Sheriff's Office.

Prosecutors said late last month in a court filing that the case against 69-year-old Hester Burkhalter wasn't suitable for prosecution.

"I have really bad arthritis, in my legs, in my arms and in my shoulder and I used it for the pain, because it helps", Burkhalter told WOFL-TV. She even had a note from the doctor when she was arrested at the checkpoint to enter the theme park in Orlando, Florida. As Jennifer Synnamon, Burkhalter's attorney, told Fox 35, "a little drop of oil, with the CBD, is a felony".

Hester Jordan Burkhalter spent 12 hours behind the bars before being released on a $2,000 bond.

When the substance tested positive for THC, Burkhalter was arrested on one count of possession of hashish, according to the report.

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"The amusing thing is - a little drop of oil with the CBD is a felony".

CBD, or cannabinol, is an extract from cannabis and has been found to have medicinal properties. While CBD doesn't get you high, it is said to have similar health benefits to marijuana.

On April 15, Deputy Vernon Lebron "was working in an off duty capacity at Magic Kingdom" when he was notified by security personnel that someone may be using "illegal narcotics believed to be THC oil", according to the Orange County Sheriff's office's report. She then refused to answer whether it contained THC.

Although CBD-infused products are being sold in the Sunshine State after a 2018 federal law legalized industrial hemp (the plant CBD is extracted from) as an agricultural product, it's still illegal in Florida. Her doctor's note wasn't sufficient, though, because in Florida, possession of CBD oil is now a felony, according to Fox News, without an in-state doctor's note, even though CBD products are sold at supermarkets in the state.

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