FDA and FTC Joint Warning Letters Target Amazon Affiliates Making False COVID-19 ClaimsFDA and FTC Joint Warning Letters Target Amazon Affiliates Making False COVID-19 ClaimsEarlier this week, federal regulators continued their efforts to combat the spread of products featuring allegedly false and misleading claims that products can diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent COVID-19.  In warning letters issued to CBD Gaze, Alternavita, Musthavemom.com
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On April 29, the National Advertising Division (“NAD”) recommended that Talyoni Professional, LLC and its affiliate, Ecoco, Inc. (collectively “Talyoni”) discontinue express claims that the companies’ cosmetic and wellness products contain CBD, as well as product performance claims based on
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In the midst of continued enforcement regarding coronavirus marketing, FDA sent a warning letter to NeuroXPF concerning advertising for its CBD products alleging that they can boost immune systems to help consumers avoid contracting the virus. Citing the need to
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Over the past few years, a handful of law firms have filed thousands of lawsuits over website accessibility issues. This has been a lucrative business for these firms. Many of these suits are essentially cut-and-paste jobs, and the recipients often
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On January 21, 2020, an Idaho state court held that nearly 7,000 pounds of seized hemp would remain forfeited to the Idaho State Police (“ISP”).  As we discussed in our recently published article, the defendant in the case, Big
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The push and pull on CBD regulation continues.

Earlier this week, Minnesota Representative Colin Peterson introduced a H.R. 5587, which would regulate CBD as a dietary supplement.  Specifically, the bill would amend the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
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