Delta-8 THC Brands may be Deceiving Consumers with Kid-Friendly Packaging
Shub & Johns launch investigation into THC brands that may be marketing delta-8 products with similar packaging to family friendly products that children often snack on and eat. The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) sent cease-and-desist letters to six companies regarding potentially deceptive branding tactics in which delta-8 THC snacks resembled the packaging of snacks that tend to be popular with kids, such as Doritos, Cheetos, or Nerds.
Children and Parents may be susceptible to purchasing these products because of their marketing tactics, potentially risking the health of these children. The letters sent by the FTC allege violations of the U.S. Food , Drug, and Cosmetic Act, namely alleging that these companies use “unsafe food additive.” the introduction of “adulterated food into interstate commerce,” and even “unfair or deceptive marketing.”
Delta-8 THC Brands
Though delta-8 products are sold by many companies nationwide, a few gained federal attention because they seem to be marketed in a form that can be attractive to children and can potentially be mistaken for a child-safe product in stores or markets. The following companies were named by the FTC for violating these guidelines:
- Delta Munchies in Los Angeles
- Dr. Smoke, Kansas City, Missouri
- Exclusive Hemp Farms, Gilroy, California
- The Haunted Vapor Room, in Franklin, New Jersey
- Nikte’s Wholesale, Albuquerque, New Mexico
- North Carolina Hemp Exchange, Raleigh, North Carolina
purchased these Delta-8 THC products?
If you or your child have run across or purchased Delta-8 products sold by any of the above companies and have been affected by the products or find issue with the branding, let us know! Fill out the form to get in contact with Shub & Johns today!