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Why You Should Never Buy CBD Oil From Amazon

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

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  • Amazon.com, which controls an estimated 40% of all U.S. e-commerce and handles more consumer searches than Google, has been found to sell counterfeit supplements on more than one occasion
  • A recent investigation found that while Amazon prohibits the sale of cannabidiol (CBD) products, it sells ad space for CBD and carries thousands of products matching the search term for “CBD”
  • Testing reveals Amazon’s bestselling hemp oil contains CBD, even though CBD is not listed on the label. Other products listed as “CBD” contain no CBD. In essence, Amazon is defrauding customers twice
  • There are no reputable companies selling CBD on Amazon, so do not buy CBD products from them
  • Another recent investigation identified 4,152 items for sale on Amazon that have been declared unsafe or banned by federal regulators, or have deceptive labels

Have you gotten into the habit of buying your nutritional supplements through Amazon, along with your other day-to-day necessities? If so, you may want to reconsider.

The e-commerce giant — which controls an estimated 40% of all U.S. e-commerce and handles more consumer searches than Google — has been found to sell counterfeit supplements on more than one occasion. In July 2019, Wired reported that Amazon had pulled fake Align probiotics by third-party sellers off its site and issued full refunds to customers.


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