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FTC Senses Cloud Around CBD Consumer Health Advertising, Warns More Firms

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FTC warned firms selling CBD oils, creams, capsules and gummies with common advertising theme emphasizing ingredient "as a treatment or cure for serious diseases." Some ads specified conditions including Alzheimer’s, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, heart disease and stroke, claims likely to get FDA's attention, too.

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