CBD Company Receives Joint Warning Letter from FTC and FDA

October 25, 2019 08:00:11

This Tuesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) posted a joint warning letter to CBD company Rooted Apothecary LLC. The letter cautioned the Naples, Florida-based company against illegally selling CBD-infused products, and making unsubstantiated claims that their products could treat teething pain and earaches in infants, ADHD, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and a host of other diseases.

CBD has been a subject of controversy for the past few years. Tons of people swear that the compound gave them relief from a variety of medical conditions, but there is very little scientific research and evidence to prove this. Furthermore, cannabidiol is derived from the cannabis plant, most famous for the psychotropic high users experience after using it. Last year’s Farm Bill allowed the farming of cannabis, but only if there’s less than…


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