Officials who claimed to be from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration seized CBD edibles from an Arizona smoke shop last week, according to media reports. David Murray of the Neverlow Glass Gallery in Yuma said that just after the store opened on January 3, three people who identified themselves as officials from the FDA came to the shop and confiscated CBD products from the store shelves. Murray said the FDA officials from “another enforcement unit” came with the FDA officials, although he could not remember which agency they were from.
“They came in this morning and they took eight chocolate bars, 14 packs of gummies, and 23 K-cups,” said Murray.
The business owner said that the officials flashed badges and identification cards but did not show a warrant and did not leave a receipt for the items that they had taken.
“It wasn’t much,” Murray said. “They said they were going to send me paperwork within seven to 10 business days or I was going to get my product back.”
He also said that the FDA officials told him that CBD products were required to be labeled “as a pet product,” he said, along with the words, “if consumed by