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Kratom NC

July 22nd, 2019

FDA continues crackdown on kratom sellers marketing products with unproven health claims.

Cali Botanicals

July 15th, 2019

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


November 30th, 2018

FDA warns marketer of illegal tianeptine supplement about unapproved drug treatment claims.


October 29th, 2018

FDA zeros in on e-cigarette company’s marketing of flavors and their appeal to youth in an effort to curb underage use.


January 8th, 2018

Another detox supplement is forced to answer for its misleading advertising.

Opiate Freedom Center

November 9th, 2017

NAD ships company’s opiate detox and withdrawal treatment claims to the FTC.

Plexus Health Claims Database

December 9th, 2016

A investigation has cataloged over 100 instances in which Plexus distributors have either made or referenced claims that the Plexus product lines can treat, cure, alleviate the symptoms of, prevent, or reduce the risk of developing diseases and disorders. * has shortened the length of some videos in the database in order to pinpoint

Pure Green Coffee

June 17th, 2014

UPDATE 11/15/16: A U.S. district court judge has ordered that Pure Green Coffee pitchman Nicholas Congleton pay $30 million after the FTC alleged that Congleton deceived consumers using false weight-loss claims. The other two men named in the FTC’s 2014 complaint, Paul Pascual and Bryan Walsh, settled the agency’s charges in November 2015. Our original ad

Is the New Cool a Smokeless Smoke?

September 18th, 2013

All the cool kids are doing it, but are e-cigs a less harmful alternative or just a new way to get addicted to nicotine?

Narconon of Georgia

July 18th, 2013

A class-action lawsuit was filed in June 2013 against Narconon of Georgia, Inc., a drug rehabilitation program based on the writings of the founder of the Church of Scientology, claiming the rehab center made a number of false and misleading statements in its marketing materials.  The plaintiffs allege, among other things, that the center advertises

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