Published On: Mon, Sep 14th, 2020

Thinking of Buying CBD Oil? Know These Red Flags First

There is a lot of media hype and buzz surrounding Cannabidiol products like oils, capsules and CBD oil balm. Some say that this is just a passing fad, but the way things are going in this market, the product may go mainstream in the soonest time. One clear fact is the more than 1.3 million users in the United Kingdom using these products on a daily basis, and the millions more trying these products out for the first time.

Although it is legal to buy, sell and use CBD products in the UK, sellers cannot make a claim on their curative and medical attributes unless a product license is finally granted. This rule is established by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and will continue to take effect until a conclusive study and proclamation is established regarding their medical efficacy.

But not all buyers are aware of this, particularly first-time buyers. This fact is taken advantage of by unscrupulous individuals trying to make a quick sale by luring unsuspecting buyers in by their outlandish claims of the “miraculous” effects on users when they buy and consume the CBD capsules they are selling. This is a big red flag that consumers thinking of buying CBD products should know and understand.

There are other red flags prospective buyers should watch out for. Disregarding these red flags will put you in the danger of ending up purchasing a product that is not effective, sub-standard, or even toxic to health. Know more about these red flags by out this infographic from Love CBD. It provides a good overview of these red flags and other things consumer should look out for when shopping for CBD products.


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