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Feds say CBD producers must avoid health claims while promoting products

It’s the Wild West out there!” How often have you heard that statement made about health claims for products containing CBD? But here’s the thing: It’s not the Wild West, Lesley Fair, senior attorney with the Federal Trade Commission, noted in a recent blog post.

Gone are the days when a CBD company could make “health claims” or “disease claims,” as they are referred to by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, without fear of strict government retribution. The FDA does not allow disease claims such as “suggested treatment for anxiety” to be made on dietary supplements or hemp products in any form.

During the past two years, the FDA and the FTC have increased enforcement actions against companies making online marketing claims in blogs, social media, websites and more.

To Read The Rest Of This Article By Asa Waldstein on Marijuana Business Daily

Published: February 01, 2021

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