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Don’t be CBDeceived by junk science

Lisa Lake
If you’ve explored alternative treatments for medical conditions, you’ve probably noticed that CBD products are pretty popular. But if an ad claims a CBD-based product is scientifically proven to cure
Consumer Alert

Spot and stop dishonest charity fundraisers

Rosario Méndez
What’s worse than a bogus charity? A bogus charity with a dishonest fundraiser. That’s what we saw in a case announced today against Outreach Calling, Inc., its founder Mark Gelvan, and others. The
Consumer Alert

CBD, COVID-19 and cancer: The unfounded facts

Lisa Lake
The COVID-19 pandemic creates the perfect storm of hopes and fears that dishonest business try to exploit with fake promises of protection and healing. But when these promises are not backed by
Consumer Alert

Sprays and pills that cure it all? Not true.

Rosario Méndez
Marketers try to sell us things like sprays and pills that supposedly cure it all, help us lose weight, get rid of wrinkles, and more. But some marketers make claims about their products without
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Cancer patients: don’t make your side effects worse

Bridget Small
If your friend or loved one has cancer, you may have searched online for products to help them manage side effects from treatment. Unfortunately, some products you find online don’t live up to the