Results for "CBD"

Diamond CBD Products

November 19th, 2019

In September 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against PotNetwork, Diamond CBD, and First Capital Venture for allegedly misrepresenting the amount of CBD in products – including oils, edibles, capsules, and drinks – because they contain less CBD than represented on the labels. (Potter et al v. PotNetwork Holdings, Inc., Diamond CBD, Inc., and First

JustCBD Gummies

October 31st, 2019

In October 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Just Brands for allegedly falsely advertising that its JustCBD gummies contain “NO THC” when, according to plaintiffs, the products contain THC. (Darrow et al v. Just Brands USA, Inc. et al, Case No. 19-cv-7079, N. D. IL.)

Ocanna CBD

October 24th, 2019

Disease-treatment claims vanish in wake of FTC warning letter.

NuLife CBD

October 24th, 2019

Disease-treatment claims vanish in wake of FTC warning letter.

Hemp Bombs CBD Products

October 10th, 2019

In September 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Hemp Bombs alleging that the company’s CBD products – including gummies, vape products, oils, and capsules – do not contain the advertised amount of CBD. (Ahumada et al v. Global Widget LLC d/b/a Hemp Bombs, Case No. 19-cv-12005, D. MA.) For more of’s coverage of

FDA Tackles CBD

April 4th, 2019

FDA to consider legal pathways for cannabis-derived compound.


July 31st, 2019

FDA warning letter sparks changes to company’s marketing of CBD products.

Cali Botanicals

July 15th, 2019

FDA warns that kratom supplements may do more harm than good in combating opioid addiction and withdrawal.

Fleur Marché

June 14th, 2019

Former Goop director’s new venture continues the tradition of exaggerated health claims.

Comment at FDA Public Meeting on Dietary Supplements

May 23rd, 2019

Comment made by executive director, Bonnie Patten at the FDA’s public meeting on Responsible Innovation in Dietary Supplements held on May 16, 2019. Thank you for the opportunity to provide comments today on behalf of Truth in Advertising. is a nonprofit consumer advocacy organization that works to out, stop and prevent deceptive marketing.

Closets By Design

February 25th, 2019

February 2019: This action was voluntarily dismissed . January 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Closets By Design for allegedly deceptively offering “illusory” discounts on custom closets, garage organizers, entertainment centers, and home office systems by basing the discounts on inflated retail prices. (Newbold et al v. Closets By Design, Inc. and CBD Franchising,

Thando Thabethe Ciroc Database

December 10th, 2018 investigated Diageo’s use of social media influencers to market its Ciroc brand on Instagram. In doing so, collected more than 1,700 Ciroc alcohol ads on Instagram across 50 different social media influencers in which the influencers failed to disclose their material connection to the brand in a clear and conspicuous manner. Below is

HempWorx Health Claims Database

July 11th, 2018

A 2018 investigation has cataloged more than 100 instances in which HempWorx and/or its distributors have either made or referenced claims that HempWorx products can treat, cure, alleviate the symptoms of, prevent, or reduce the risk of developing diseases and disorders. Key (as of 9/06/18): -Database entries in gray are those that have been deleted since the publishing

That’s Natural

November 6th, 2017

FDA reminds marijuana marketers that outing unproven treatment claims remains high on its list.

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