ORLANDO, Fla. – The arrest of a great-grandmother at Magic Kingdom for possession of CBD oil is bringing to light the conflict in Florida law regarding hemp products without THC.
Attorneys for Hester Burkhalter, 69, of Tennessee filed a notice of intent Tuesday to sue the Orange County Sheriff’s Office and Walt Disney World after she was arrested on suspicious of carrying in her purse cannabidiol, or CBD, she was prescribed by a doctor to treat her arthritis. All charges were later dropped.
News 6 legal analyst Steven Kramer says there is a conflict in the law regarding CBD products.
“It’s no man’s land right now,” said Kramer.”I mean that’s really where she got caught, it’s no man’s land.”