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WASHINGTON — Since the Food and Drug Administration can’t figure out whether supplements that contain cannabidiol, the marijuana-adjacent oil known as CBD, are legal, can a customer who thought they were buying a legal product demand their money back?

A group of remorseful CBD users is suing to test that theory, and it’s going after the companies that put CBD on the map.

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  • Between these pointless lawsuits and the police impounding pounds of THC free hemp – the government needs to get there game together before they are sued for wrongful arrest. Now, I’ve been buying all my CBD through which carries CV Science brands (PlusCBD) along with all the other big players – I couldn’t imagine going local and getting in trouble for possible illegal purchasing?! They’ve legalized the Hemp, now they just need to set the rules up to prevent all this nonsense.

  • FDA policy on CBD is criminally long overdue. Big Pharma is no doubt sneakingly and heavily involved with the class action suit against CBD product makers. And the US government is retarded stuck in stone-age laws, refusing to shed now proven imbicillic fears. The whole system needs a Richter 9 earth quake.

  • PureOne Botanicals: to lump MS, ALS, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s disease together with more poorly understood conditions such as Fibromyalgia and CFS is silly and disrespectful to patients.

  • Like Lyme Disease, big pharma would rather administer expensive drugs to treat the “imitation conditions” such as Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, MS, ALS, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s, etc.

    CBD provides a safe, relatively inexpensive alternative to chronic pain, anxiety, inflammation over potentially serious side effects. Drug companies are shuddering over losing a piece of the $23.7 billion dollar industry.

    • PureOne Botanicals, please provide citations for the double blind placebo controlled trials that prove the effectiveness of CBD for any of the conditions you mentioned. Also, Lyme disease is an infection that effects the central nervous system and is treated with a generic (cheap) antibiotic. Telling people that CBD is more effective while also very likely being much more expensive is irresponsible. ( If you have facts to counter this (such as cost of CBD treatment of Lyme vs. generic antibiotics would be valuable information.

    • Lyme disease, when tested properly and caught early *can* be treated with a low-cost, effective dose of antibiotics. When Lyme bacteria lingers in the body untreated, the bacteria morph into stealthy spirochetes; the infection can then spread to the joints, the heart and the nervous system mimicking symptoms of Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, MS, ALS, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. (hence the nickname “the great imitator”). Neuropathy, carditis, arthritis are all common fallouts.

      This late-stage can cause incurable, irreversible conditions, which the doctors will only treat symptomatically with expensive, potentially harmful drugs such as gabapentin, Lyrica et al. All infectious disease doctors can do is shrug their shoulders and suggest supportive therapies and/or covert, integrative LLMD’s – neither of which are covered by insurance. (ask me how I know)

      CBD has already been FDA approved to treat seizures. Epidiolex runs an average annual cost of $32k – (hope you have comprehensive insurance). Wouldn’t it, therefore, make sense that if CBD can help alleviate epilepsy, it would work for other neuro conditions – FDA approved or not. Pharma would rather you spend your medical dollars at their bank than treating symptoms with a lower cost OTC solution.

      (Lyme & Babesia 2015; Chronic Lyme 2017)

  • The pharmaceutical industry is losing profits to CBD makers from its opiate, acetaminophen and NSAID pain medicines.

    They want to capture that money!

    Surgeons don’t want to see potential joint replacement candidates walking out their doors enabled by self-administered CBD.

    The medical establishment wants to keep healing as a profit maker for itself.

    Insurance companies should oppose this attempt to make them underwrite CBD prescriptions for the benefit of pharmaceutical industry bottom lines.

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