Grandmother suing Disney over CBD oil arrest

Hester Burkhalter was arrested at Disney for having CBD oil in her purse. (WESH)

ORLANDO, Fla. (WTHR) — A 69-year-old grandmother is suing Disney and a Florida sheriff's office after her arrest at the theme park.

Hester Burkhalter, of North Carolina, was arrested for having CBD oil in her purse.

Burkhalter said the oil she had did not have any THC in it.

She also said that during the April arrest she was made to feel like a criminal.

Her attorney says she was illiegally detained and had her civil rights violated.

Burkhalter uses the CBD oil to treat chronic arthritis pain.

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