The Potential Concern for Fake and Misleading CBD Products
New Zealand’s CBD market is still in its infancy with only a very small number of products available through a prescription only so your chances of getting a fake CBD product through a prescription is little to none. Put simply, if you obtain your CBD through a doctor or pharmacy it is legit, if you buy it online, it is either not CBD, or you’re obtaining it illegally.
In 2021, NZ is likely to see the availability of CBD become more wide spread, opening up to retail shops, which is where some companies may take advantage of consumers.
In the USA when CBD was made available in 2017, researchers purchased 84 different CBD products from 31 companies to measure CBD content versus label claim. With respect to CBD claims, 26% of the products contained less CBD than labelled.
While you’re unlikely to run into this issue right now in NZ with tight regulation, you may find companies taking advantage of confusion around the differences between hemp seed oil, hemp oil.
There are some misleading businesses selling hemp seed oil as “cannabinoid-rich”, “full-spectrum” hemp oil. This is NOT CBD oil. If it does not say CBD oil, chances are it is not CBD oil. If it is CBD oil, they are legally not allowed to sell online.
Easy Steps on How to Choose a Safe CBD Product.
Research the Brand that You Are Buying
Be Picky About Who You Trust
Avoid Unnatural Additives Substance to Your CBD
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