Northwest Arkansas man believes he’s a victim of CBD mislabeling - KY3
HARRISON, Ark. (KY3) - An Arkansas man raised concern about the mislabeling of CBD products.
The man believes the products may contain Delta-8 THC, which causes physiological effects. CBD is a chemical found in marijuana. CBD doesn’t contain tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive ingredient found in marijuana that produces a high. The usual
CBD formulation is oil, but CBD is also sold as an extract, a vaporized liquid, and an oil-based capsule.
One Arkansas resident recently purchased products from the vapor store Vapor Maven in Harrison labeled as strictly CBD, only to later find out that wasn’t the case.
“I had a therapist that recommended some CBD and went to a shop and bought what was labeled as CBD, and it wasn’t,” said the man. “I’m sitting there in the middle of work, and all of a sudden, I’m stoned, I’m high. It’s like, this is not right. What’s going on here?”
This Arkansas resident says he was trying CBD products to help with stress and PTSD. After a severe reaction to the product, a drug test only confirmed that he had THC in his system.
The victim followed up with the store, which forwarded him to the Springdale-based distributor, where he found no answers. We tried to reach them Wednesday and were unsuccessful.
Vapor Maven in Harrison says it has taken action since being notified of the issue.
“When the customer brought it to our attention, we brought them off the shelf. We’ve kept them off the shelf,” said associate Shawna Moreland. “We’re trying to...