State AG Slams Company for Saying Its CBD Oil Can Cure Coronavirus

State AG Slams Company for Saying Its CBD Oil Can Cure Coronavirus

Attorney General Letitia James of New York addressed a letter to one CBD oil company advertising its products as the answer to fighting coronavirus, demanding them to stop the false claims. A cease-and-desist order from James’ office was sent to Finest Herbalist. This Utah-based company has been promoting its Pure Herbal Total Defense Immunity Blend as a solution to the COVID-19 pandemic. Currently, there is still no vaccine known to prevent coronavirus. Misrepresenting products James told in a prepared statement that companies like Finest Herbalist falsely give consumers security, which consequently puts their lives at risk due to the misrepresentation of products and their alleged efficacy against COVID-19. She exclaimed deceptive marketing at a time of crisis like this outbreak is not acceptable as it’s an issue related to public health and the safety of citizens. Asked for a comment, Finest Herbalist stated the company disapproves and condones the marketing strategy that has come to light following the cease-and-desist warning by the New York AG. The company revealed a third-party advertising firm was put in charge of the product’s marketing. It instructed sellers to use the right advertisements. They were told to shun false claims saying CBD products are the answer to coronavirus and other diseases. It also advised the vendors to take any necessary action to prevent unfounded declarations about the effectiveness of the product. Several other similar letters were sent out by James’ office to firms that say their air purifying products can fight the 2019 coronavirus. James…

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