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Latest Posted March 5, 2021
On March 5, 2021, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it has approved final administrative consent orders against six companies for selling CBD products with unsupported and deceptive health claims that they can treat a variety of conditions, including cancer, heart disease, hypertension, Alzheimer's disease, and others. These companies are Bionatrol Health, LLC; Epichouse LLC (First Class Herbalist CBD); CBD Meds, Inc.; HempmeCBD; Reef Industries, Inc.; and Steves Distributing, LLC.
The FTC first took action in December of 2020, and a list of each company's products, unscientific claims, and FTC fines can be found here.
Consumers are encouraged to report scams, fraud, and bad business practices at ReportFraud.ftc.gov.
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