Possession of more than 1 ounce, or 28.35 grams, of cannabis can result in a fine of up to $500, or a maximum of sixty days in prison. Possession of cannabis or cannabis products within a school zone can result in a fine of up to $1,000 and up to one year in prison.
There are no stated possession limits for CBD products derived from industrial hemp.
Yes, cannabidiol (CBD) oil is legal as a medicinal and as a recreational product derived from cannabis, and a product extracted from industrial hemp.
Guam CBD possession limits
CBD is a non-intoxicating cannabinoid found in cannabis. It is the second-most-abundant cannabinoid found in the plant after tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. CBD offers anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anti-anxiety, and seizure-suppressant properties. It can be sourced from either marijuana or industrial hemp plants.
An individual in Guam is permitted 1 ounce, or 28.35 grams, or less of cannabis, 8 grams or less of cannabis concentrate, and cannabis products containing 800 milligrams or less of THC.
Laws and regulations regarding CBD are evolving nationwide. Photo by: Gina Coleman/Weedmaps
Cultivation of cannabis for personal use can occur only within a private residence that is owned by the cultivator. The cultivation of cannabis must take place within a fully enclosed area such as greenhouse that can be locked and is not visible to the public.
When shipping CBD oil, be sure to take the following steps:
eCommerce entrepreneurs involved in shipping CBD oils should keep these regulations closely in mind to ensure their farm and production operating are 100% compliant and legal.
Providing this documentation and following the guidelines issued by USPS can help to ensure that your product is delivered safely without any legal complications.
Shipping CBD Oil Overseas
Yes, USPS can ship CBD oil in the mail, though certain guidelines must be followed.
While it’s legal to send CBD oil throughout the United States, shipping cannabidiol oil internationally runs into numerous complications depending on the regulations currently on the books in specific countries.
In March 2019, USPS issued new guidelines for sending hemp-derived CBD products through the mail, requiring that anyone looking to ship CBD products like cannabidiol oil provide the following documentation:
Yes, private couriers such as UPS, FedEx and DHL can also ship CBD oil to customers across the United States. Online merchants involved in shipping cannabidiol oil still must abide by Federal regulations and ensure their product is derived from hemp and contains less than 0.3% THC.
UPS guidelines clearly state that the carrier will not ship any marijuana products or even pick up CBD products from a business that sells marijuana products. However, UPS does ship CBD and other hemp products, as long as you comply with federal law. If you send any other marijuana products via UPS, the carrier may throw out your shipment.
According to its supporters, CBD has a long list of health benefits, including pain relief, reduced anxiety, and even curing acne. However, because there were strict federal limits on the use of marijuana and hemp plants for scientific study until a few years ago, the evidence for uses of CBD is still coming in. However, early studies have shown that it can help combat insomnia and reduce inflammation in a topical ointment.
One exception to the rule against shipping cannabis that contains significant levels of THC is farm feed made from the stalks or other parts of the plant. So, federal law allows cows to get high, just not humans.
FedEx CBD Restrictions
The most successful pharmaceutical application of CBD is for the treatment of severe forms of childhood epilepsy. A cannabidiol-based anti-seizure medicine is the first cannabis medication to get FDA approval.
In June 2019, USPS issued a revision to its Publication 52 to provide guidance on shipping CBD products through the mail. Federal regulations to implement the Hemp Farming Act of 2018 were released in March 2021, so look for a possible update to USPS policies to incorporate the federal rules.
Here’s what you need to know to make sure that your CBD order fulfillment complies with federal law.
HEMP.—The term ‘‘hemp’’ means the plant Cannabis sativa L. and any part of that plant, including the seeds there- of and all derivatives, extracts, cannabinoids, isomers, acids, salts, and salts of isomers, whether growing or not, with a delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol concentration of not more than 0.3 percent on a dry weight basis.” – Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946, Sec. 297A (1), as amended by the Hemp Farming Act of 2018