Police officers and CBD Oil

James Johnson made this Freedom of Information request to Metropolitan Police Service (MPS)

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Dear Metropolitan Police Service (MPS),

I wish to make this FOI request relating to CBD oil.

As you will know, CBD oil is legal in the UK as a food supplement providing the amount of THC is under 0.2%. Whilst the user of the CBD oil places trust in the company selling the CBD oil to ensure THC does not exceed 0.2%, I wish to know:

Would police officers be disciplined or sacked if THC shows on a drugs test - even if it is 0.2%?

What is the Met's Policy on officers taking LEGAL CBD oil?

Yours faithfully,

James Johnson

Cyclops on behalf of Tracey Rashford, Metropolitan Police Service (MPS)

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Information Rights Unit
PO Box 313
  Sidcup
DA15 0HH
  United Kingdom

  Our Ref: 01/FOI/20/013657

  Date: 25/02/2020

   

 

 

 

Dear  Johnson

 

Freedom of Information Request Reference No: 01/FOI/20/013657

I write in connection with your request for information which was received
by the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) on 24/02/2020.  I note you seek
access to the following information:

 

Would police officers be disciplined or sacked if THC shows on a drugs
test - even if it is 0.2%? 

What is the Met's Policy on officers taking LEGAL CBD oil?

 

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Yours sincerely

  

T Rashford

 

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19/03/2020

 

 

 
 

 

Dear Mr Johnson

 

Freedom of Information Request Reference No: 01/FOI/20/013657

 

Please see the attached in respect of your Freedom of Information request
referenced above.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Alyson Parker

Information Manager