FDA sent warning letters to Natures CBD Oil and BIOTA Bioscienses, LLC for selling CBD products to treat conditions such as opioid addiction

FDA sent warning letters to Natures CBD Oil and BIOTA Bioscienses, LLC for selling CBD products to treat conditions

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to two companies for illegally selling unapproved products containing cannabidiol (CBD) in ways that violate the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act).

The FDA continues to track companies that illegally market CBD products with claims that they can treat medical conditions such as opioid addiction.

The two warning letters were issued to:

BIOTA Biosciences, LLC aka Biota CBD

BIOTA Biosciences, LLC of Washington state for marketing and distributing injectable CBD products as well as an injectable curcumin product. These products are marketed for severe diseases and as an alternative to opioids.

Biota Biosciences offers all different types of private label cbd products including wholesale hemp oil capsules, tinctures, creams, CBD extracts, beverages, water-soluble CBD, curcumin, and more.

Biota Biosciences makes statements such as:

Fighting the opioid epidemic . . . BIOTA Biosciences produces and distributes effective all-natural alternatives with no side-effects. Join the growing ranks of pain, oncology, psychiatry, naturopathy healthcare professionals utilizing BIOTA Sterile CBD Vials.”

BIOTA Bioscience claims according to the FDA

Biota Biosciences Epilepsy Claims

“CBD . . . and its ability to suppress pain and aid in the detoxification processes has highlighted it as a promising therapeutic for a wide array of disorders such as epilepsy, including many challenging neuropathy conditions. When patients consider trying a new therapeutic like CBD, there are many options for delivery that can be more efficacious to the patient. One delivery option is BIOTA CBD Sterile Vial Therapy.”

BIOTA Bioscience making epilepsy claims on their website

Natures CBD Oil

Homero Corp DBA (Doing Business As) Natures CBD Oil Distribution of New Hampshire was also sent a letter by the FDA for marketing and distributing CBD products as a treatment to opioid addiction and other severe diseases. The company sells 3rd party products along with its own.

Natures CBD Oil makes statements such as:

  • “CBD Oil for AIDS Virus”
  • “CBD Oil for Alzheimer’s Disease”
  • “CBD Oil for Autism”
  • “CBD Oil for Cancer”
  • “CBD Oil for Diabetes”
  • “CBD Oil for Alzheimer’s Disease”
  • “CBD Oil for Heart Disease”
  • “CBD Oil for Kidney Disease”
  • “CBD Oil for Liver Disease”
  • “CBD Oil for Parkinson’s Disease”
  • “CBD Oil for Prion/Mad Cow Disease”
  • “CBD Oil for Stroke and TBI”

Natures CBD Oil makes claims such as:

“Vaping CBD Oil to Treat Asthma . . . Your best best [sic] to combat Asthma is by vaping CBD Oil. When you vape cbd oil, the cbd oil goes directly into your lungs, and you will notice a positive difference in your Asthma usually in day 1. Sometimes it takes people longer up to 2 weeks to feel the difference in their Asthma when vaping cbd oil.”

FDA warning letter to Natures CBD Oil

“Natures Pure CBD is a strong anti-oxidant that can alleviate lower epileptic seizures, psychotic disorders, and has neuroprotective qualities.”

Natures CBD Oil making medical claims on their website

“CBD can change gene expression and help remove amyloid plaque associated with Alzheimer’s disease.”

Natures CBD Oil claims that CBD fixes Alzheimer’s

Sources:

https://www.fda.gov/inspections-compliance-enforcement-and-criminal-investigations/compliance-actions-and-activities/warning-letters

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