Marijuana Moment reports
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued its first set of warnings to companies over the allegedly illegal sale of products containing the increasingly popular cannabinoid delta-8 THC.
Delta-8 THC products may be dangerous to consumers. Delta-8 THC has psychoactive and intoxicating effects, and the FDA has received reports of adverse effects experienced by patients who have consumed these products.
— U.S. FDA (@US_FDA) May 4, 2022
FDA sent five warning letters to companies that are marketing products with the intoxicating compound and making what the agency says are unsanctioned claims about their therapeutic potential.
FDA previously released a notice cautioning consumers about such products—and it’s sent warning letters to certain CBD businesses over unauthorized marketing in the past—but this marks the first formal enforcement action concerning delta-8 THC.
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FDA Issues First Warning Letters Targeting Delta-8 THC Products It Says Are Being Illegally Marketed