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Have you purchased misleading & falsely labeled CBD supplements?

False Labeled CBD Products Class Action Lawsuit Investigation

If you purchase CBD oil products, you might not be receiving as much cannabidiol (CBD) as you’re led to believe. False Labeled CBD Products are being sold to consumers nationwide.

CBD products have increased in popularity in recent years after they were shown to have a variety of potential health benefits.

However, recent third-party testing has found that many CBD supplements contain barely detectable traces of CBD, and in some cases, the CBD products didn’t contain any CBD at all!

Customers who purchased False Labeled CBD Products were cheated out of what they were told they were receiving. If you purchased CBD products you, you may qualify to join this False Labeled CBD Products class action lawsuit investigation. Fill out our investigation form here!

Overview: What is CBD?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of many active ingredients of the marijuana plant, but it is also derived from the hemp plant, which is considered a cousin of marijuana plants.

The Food and Drug Administration allowed researchers to begin studying the health benefits of CBD in late 2015.

It has been found effective in treating childhood epilepsy, and in some cases, CBD was found to stop seizures altogether.

In addition, CBD is also used to treat anxiety, insomnia, and chronic pain.

CBD is sold in a variety of forms including:

  • Nutritional CBD oil
  • CBD Gummies
  • Capsules
  • Liquid
  • E-Liquid
  • Softgels
  • Balm for skin
  • Chocolate bars and other edibles

CBD Products are not regulated by the FDA

According to Harvard Medical School, this opens up consumers to a variety of uncertainties when it comes to CBD supplements, including:

  • “The most effective therapeutic dose of CBD for any particular medical condition” has not been confirmed.
  • The supplement “may contain other (unknown) elements.”
  • You don’t “know for sure that the product you buy has active ingredients at the dose listed on the label.”
  • If the product doesn’t contain very much of the active ingredient, this prevents customers from experience any of the possible health benefits.

Are CBD Products Regulated?

The federal government is moving slowly when it comes to regulating  the testing and purity of CBD products. Some states, and the hemp industry itself, have begun regulating CBD products to ensure their safety.

Are CBD Products Tested?

CBD oil products are not tested on a regular basis and are not subject to regulations that require testing. A third-party testing company recently reported that many supplements advertised as CBD products have little, or no CBD in them at all.

What Has Been Found in CBD Supplements?

Consumer Reports writes that in 2017, some 30 people were treated in Salt Lake City emergency rooms for seizures, agitation, confusion and loss of consciousness after taking a pill labeled Yolo CBD. Testing revealed that the pills contained no CBD, but instead a dangerous synthetic cannabinoid.

  • Other CBD products have been found to contain the cough medicine dextromethorphan, which teens have been known to use to get high.
  • And some CBD products have more THC  (the component in marijuana responsible for the high feeling) – than they are supposed to.

What Other Impurities Might Be in Unregulated CBD Products?

In recent years, supplements on the market have tested positive for inactive ingredients that might cause an allergic reaction in some people. Rice powder, asparagus, houseplants, soybeans and other fillers have all been found in unregulated supplements. These fillers might be found in CBD-based products as well, including gummies, capsules, edibles and liquids.

False Labeled CBD Products & Supplements

The supplement industry has a history of facing allegations that it mislabels the primary ingredients in their supplements.

For example, in 2015 the New York attorney general’s office released results of tests that were performed on several herbal supplements sold by GNC, Target, Walgreens, and Walmart and found that a majority of them did not contain any of the herbs that were advertised on the labels, according to The New York Times. 

In place of the actual supplement, the products contained fillers such as rice powder, asparagus, houseplants, and other ingredients that contained possible allergens. The same may be true of several False Labeled CBD products and supplements.

If you purchased CBD products you, you may qualify to join this False Labeled CBD Products class action lawsuit investigation. Fill out our investigation form here and we will get in touch with you for a free consultation.

False Labeled CBD Products Class Action Lawsuit Investigation

If you purchased any CBD products or supplements, it may have contained far less of the active ingredient that you were led to believe, and you may qualify to join this False Labeled CBD Products class action lawsuit investigation. Contact Shamis & Gentile, P.A. today by filling out our investigation form here!

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