LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — CBD, an active ingredient of cannabis, is now legal in many U.S. states. Scammers are taking advantage of this with free trial offers.

If you want to try CBD, experts are warning consumers to be on the lookout for scams. Frustrated consumers thought they signed up for a free trial offer but ended up getting billed for hundreds of dollars.

Chris Babin, with the Better Business Bureau of Acadiana, said, “CBD is up and coming in product popularity and scammers are taking advantage of that being the opportunists that they are, they’re posting fake advertising on social media and online luring consumers into free trials of the product different variations of it and we’ve had reports on scam tracker that a lot of those are turning out to be scams.”

An ad for samples of CBD oil appears on social media or in an online search… all you need to do is pay a couple…

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