A flurry of various testing efforts over the last month has revealed what everybody knows: It’s buyer beware when it comes to the wild west of hemp CBD supplements.

In Minnesota, 16 out of 25 brands tested had more than 20% deviation from what the label listed, and eight tested positive for pesticides or heavy metals. In Mississippi, only 3 of 25 products tested were within 20% of label claim, and three others had elevated levels of stoner THC in them.

“This report should serve as further encouragement of compiling of safety data across the industry that might compel FDA to become more comfortable and act more quickly,” said Garrett Graff, managing attorney with the Hoban Law Group.

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