The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission reportedly issued warning letters to two groups for selling fraudulent products related to COVID-19. According to an international media outlet, Apollo Holding LLC and North Coast Biologics were selling fake vaccines cannabidiol (CBD) oil for coronavirus.
Apollo Holding was reportedly offering ‘NoronaPak’ products which include CBD, derived from the cannabis plant. According to the reportedly warning letter, the products were ‘intended to mitigate, prevent, treat, diagnose, or cure COVID-19 n people’. The FDA said that the drugs were unproven and sold in violation of federal law. Apollo Holding reportedly also made claims such as ‘Fight off coronavirus with NoronaPak’.