March 11th, 2020
A TINA.org investigation has cataloged more than 50 instances from 2016 to 2020 in which Le-Vel and/or its distributors have either made or referenced claims that the Thrive product line can treat, cure, alleviate the symptoms of, prevent, or reduce the risk of developing diseases and disorders. Claims shown below in gray have been removed
July 22nd, 2019
FDA continues crackdown on kratom sellers marketing products with unproven health claims.
July 15th, 2019
FDA warns that kratom supplements may do more harm than good in combating opioid addiction and withdrawal.
May 29th, 2019
TINA.org agrees with health groups that Juul’s current campaign disseminates an illegal smoking cessation claim.
November 30th, 2018
FDA warns marketer of illegal tianeptine supplement about unapproved drug treatment claims.
November 30th, 2018
FDA warns marketer of illegal tianeptine supplements 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.
November 9th, 2017
NAD ships company’s opiate detox and withdrawal treatment claims to the FTC.
December 9th, 2016
A TINA.org 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. *TINA.org has shortened the length of some videos in the database in order to pinpoint
November 19th, 2015
Regulators send united message about deceptively marketed supplements.
September 1st, 2015
TINA.org review of more than 150 e-cigarette sites finds a wide variety of questionable claims.
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
May 29th, 2014
Complaint alleges that painkiller companies schemed to deceive U.S. market.
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?
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