AP Investigation shows some CBD oil retailers adding cheap substitute

Image: Pierce Prozy examines a Yolo! brand CBD vape oil cartridge at Flora Research Laboratories in Grants Pass, Ore., on July 19, 2019. The Associated Press commissioned the lab to test vape products marketed as delivering the cannabis extract CBD. AP chose samples by targeting brands that law enforcement authorities or users flagged as suspect. Ten of the 30 samples contained synthetic marijuana, a dangerous street drug commonly known as K2 or spice. (AP Photo/Ted Warren)

(Associated Press) —If you use CBD oil, you may want to double check to make sure you are getting the real deal.

According to an Associated Press investigation, some retailers are substituting cheap and dangerous chemicals for the real thing.

An AP reporter purchased five vape products that were described as delivering CBD oil from a store near Columbia. Lab testing showed three of those products contained synthetic marijuana.

According to the AP spiked CBD products have sent dozens of people to the emergency room nationwide.

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