The FDA and the Federal Trade Commission have issued a warning to Rooted Apothecary LLC of Naples, Florida, for illegally selling unapproved products that contain cannabidiol, or CBD, and claiming the products can treat health conditions in infants and adults.
“Cannabis and cannabis-derived compounds are subject to the same laws and requirements as FDA-regulated products that contain any other substance,” Ned Sharpless, MD, acting FDA commissioner, said in a press release. “We are working to protect Americans from companies marketing products with unsubstantiated claims that they prevent, diagnose, treat or cure a number of diseases or conditions.”
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