FDA Warns Former NFL Player To Stop Claiming CBD Can Cure Coronavirus

FDA Warns Former NFL Player To Stop Claiming CBD Can Cure Coronavirus

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have taken enforcement action against a former NFL player’s CBD company over unsubstantiated claims that its products can be used to cure or prevent coronavirus. The agencies sent a warning letter demanding that Kyle Turley’s NeuroXPF business cease making the claims, remove them from any marketing material and advise FDA on steps taken to correct the issue within 48 hours. Failure to comply can result in “legal action, including, without limitation, seizure and injunction,” the letter states. The enforcement action came one day after Turley told Marijuana Moment in an interview that he would actually welcome federal moves against his company and use it as a public relations opportunity to expose the government for suppressing the “truth” about the medical potential of cannabis. He shared a screenshot of the letter on Tuesday and said “WE DID IT!!!!” WE DID IT!!!! pic.twitter.com/wiRaK9Ojcu — KT (@KyleTurley) March 31, 2020 In the letter, officials from FDA and FTC said the agencies have “determined that your website offers cannabidiol (CBD) products for sale in the United States and that these products are intended to mitigate, prevent, treat, diagnose, or cure COVID-19 in people.” Because the products are not authorized for such use, this marketing is in violation of both FDA and FTC regulations. “FDA is taking urgent measures to protect consumers from certain products that, without approval or authorization by FDA, claim to mitigate, prevent, treat, diagnose, or cure COVID-19 in people,” the…

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