Companies want to move away from the marijuana stigma (and the tax - California couldn't wait to legalize it so they could slap 40 percent tax on it) so the supplement trend has been Cannabidiol (CBD) in the food and beverage industry, where almost anything goes when it comes to health and wellness claims. If you are willing to pay to claim it, someone is willing to pay to believe you.
But one CBD group is being ethical. Medterra Senior Scientific Advisor Dr. Matthew Halpert states there has been "little scientific evidence" to support claims that CBD can help with any aliments. Moreover, questions regarding the science, safety and quality of CBD products remain unanswered.
Good for them. The way to run bad actors out of business (which is 80 percent of the CBD space at this point) is for legitimate companies to create accountability and do some science.