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Carnival Cruise Line has issued a lifetime ban to a Texas woman because security found a pack of CBD gummies in her suitcase as she was going through security at the Port of Miami in August. The company’s guidelines say that certain CBD products are prohibited at sea because they are “not legal in all the ports we visit,” regardless of whether they are available for “medicinal purposes” across parts of the United States.
Melinda Van Veldhuizen, a 42-year-old nurse practitioner and chiropractor from Dallas, told The Washington Post she was stopped by security before a trip on the Carnival Horizon because an X-ray scan detected metal nail clippers in her suitcase. During a bag search, security workers found a pack of CBD gummies she had purchased from a drugstore in Texas. She said the gummies were sealed and were advertised to help with sleep troubles
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