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Posted July 06, 2021
CBD Products Were Promoted to Treat Cancer and Alzheimer's Without Proof, Says FTC
On July 6, 2021, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it has approved a final administrative consent orders against Kushly Industries LLC and the company's owner, Cody Alt, for allegedly making unsupported health claims about its CBD products.
According to the FTC's complaint, the company made false claims that Kushly CBD products could treat or cure serious conditions such as cancer, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and Alzheimer's disease, as well as hypertension, psoriasis and acne.
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The final order requires Kushly to pay $30,583.14 (the amount consumers paid the company for the falsely promoted products), and bans the company from making unsubstantiated claims about its products.
Consumers are encouraged to report scams, fraud, and bad business practices at ReportFraud.ftc.gov.
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