Kyle Turley abandons claim that CBD cures coronavirus

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The coronavirus pandemic has plenty of people trying to make plenty of money via plenty of snake-oily remedies and cures.

Former NFL lineman Kyle Turley has found himself on the wrong side of the federal government for insisting that CBD can cure coronavirus. Via Insider.com, the Food and Drug Administration has sent a warning letter to Neuro XPF, a company owned by Turley, regarding such claims.

“The US FDA will one day acknowledge the power of cannabis and its ability to prevent & cure COVID19 and every other disease,” Turley tweeted on March 31.

On Thursday, he abruptly reversed course.

“OK OK, YOURE ALL RIGHT, ILL ADMIT IT! CHEAP CBD BRAND PRODUCTS WILL NOT PREVENT OR CURE COVID19!” Turley tweeted at 12:15 p.m. ET.

A first-round pick of the Saints in 1998, Turley has become a staunch CBD advocate. He has claimed that it cures cancer.

The federal government has been cracking down on charlatans looking to capitalize on COVID-19 fears to make a buck by selling products that supposedly cure or prevent the disease.

44 responses to “Kyle Turley abandons claim that CBD cures coronavirus

  1. Rick Simpson cured his cancer with what’s now known as Rick Simpson oil.

    It’s beyond time to take a modern look at cannabis science.

  2. Geeze I’m as big a proponent of legalization as anyone, but he’s nuts to have said that.

  3. Notice he said CHEAP cod. Maybe he’s insinuating his cbd isn’t cheap.

    Sounds like a sneaker cop out.

  4. Pot smokers and CBD advocates all believe that it cures EVERYTHING. And even if it doesnt, they are willing to give it a try just in case. Any possible reason to be able to fire up their blunt is all they need. Its really out of control. Not sure why people even buy pot anymore. If you want to get high, all you have to do in my area of Maryland, is take a drive to walmart. In the 15 minutes it takes to get there, you will probably fail a drug test from driving on the roads with ALL the pot smokers. Its astounding how many people are smoking and driving…

  5. These nonsense claims by CBD mfg’s do more harm than good when it comes to legitimizing CBD and marijuana.

    I’m a proponent of legalization but the CBD cures everything crown reminds me of the show Ancient Aliens. Not everything was built by aliens, just like not everything is cured by CBD.

  6. Does this idiot realize that Bob Marley died from cancer? Pretty sure that dude smoked weed.

  7. Hey geniuses, CBD products are taken so you can get the benefits WITHOUT getting high. They don’t contain THC, which is the part of cannabis that gets you high. That’s the short version….As usual, the internet is full of a bunch of know it alls just having to chime in their opinion.

  8. CBD works for very specific problems like the childhood epilepsy. It was shown in published clinical trials to reduce seizures by like 90%. The problem now is that people want to say it cures everything with no evidence, mostly in search of profits.

  9. Sad to see so many vultures are out when times get tough… I don’t have much respect for people like that…

  10. bostonblows says:
    April 2, 2020 at 1:00 pm
    Notice he said CHEAP cod. Maybe he’s insinuating his cbd isn’t cheap.

    Sounds like a sneaker cop out.
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    That’s what immediately jumped out at me as well.

  11. You can’t say stuff like that and expect to be taken seriously…

    CBD and THC have their place in medicine but to say they cure cancer or corona or whatever other serious and deadly disease is just irresponsible. THC is used in cancer treatment to help the patient get through cemo, so they can eat, and not be in constant pain.

  12. NFL is crazy with all these signings and building structures if they think the NFL season will happen this year. Only greed you see here. POP: Profit Over People.

  13. Bob Marley died from melanoma, which is skin cancer. It had nothing to do with his smoking pot. Whether or not you support the legalization of marijuana, let’s not twist the facts.

  14. Routine stoner nonsense. There are lines outside these pot stores with people not wearing masks or gloves. Their “fix” is more important than staying healthy

  15. Since Turley knows how to cure Covid-19 maybe we can get Dr. Anthony Fauci’s analysis of the upcoming draft.

  16. It’s too bad these outrageous claims are put out there, because there truly are some healing agents in CBT (the part that does NOT get you high) and it is a drug therapy that needs more research, because it helps allot of degenoritive condotions. But Turley is NOT helping anyone with.his unsubstantiated claims.

  17. It cures many many things so my mind is open for now.

    Ask yourself why they haven’t announced that Advil makes the virus 10 times worse?

  18. I dont know anything about the health benefits of this stuff. However, if you arent into eating raw garlic (its rough, I know) you might want to think about starting to do it.

  19. I’m with the garlic guy, because then, you also ward off vampires. It’s a twofer

  20. I’ll bet there are more than few people who believed his claims and won’t pay attention to his retraction. Once a person starts down this (folk remedies) path it’s difficult to get them back to medical reality.

  21. There have been studies linking cannabis to cancer, if not a cure then an aid in stopping the spread of cancer. However there have been no published studies linking cannabis to covid19.

  22. bcraze says:
    April 2, 2020 at 1:48 pm
    Bob Marley died from melanoma, which is skin cancer. It had nothing to do with his smoking pot. Whether or not you support the legalization of marijuana, let’s not twist the facts.
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    To expand on this, the melanoma started in his toe. But the Rastafarian religion forbids removing any of the body parts God gave you, so he refused to have the toe removed.

  23. Don’t worry, Trump’s got a historically tremendously tremendous amount of miracle-cures shipping out tomorrow. Anyone that wants one can easily get one.
    Hurry though, because according to him, this “Democrat hoax” was supposed to miraculously end yesterday.

  24. bcraze says:
    April 2, 2020 at 1:48 pm
    Bob Marley died from melanoma, which is skin cancer. It had nothing to do with his smoking pot. Whether or not you support the legalization of marijuana, let’s not twist the facts.
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    I think the point is, if it cured cancer, it wouldnt really matter what kind of cancer it was, right? Or are we saying it cures all cancer except for skin cancer…

  25. I like how he worded his redaction, with “cheap cbd brands”. Not a true redaction, he’s implying cheap brands won’t but quality brands will, trying to save face.

  26. bcraze says:
    April 2, 2020 at 1:48 pm
    Bob Marley died from melanoma, which is skin cancer. It had nothing to do with his smoking pot. Whether or not you support the legalization of marijuana, let’s not twist the facts.
    ___________________

    I think you missed my point. He claimed marijuana could cure things like cancer. And MANY people with use pot, use THC, use CBD, etc. die from cancer. I just used one of the most famous pot smokers in history to drive my point. I wasnt saying smoking pot caused cancer.

  27. He abandoned the claim? Why, because it’s idiotic and obviously untrue? Turley was always a weirdo and someone prone to spouting nonsense, but wow, some people just don’t when to be quiet. As for cancer, you’ve got as much chance of being cured through wearing one of his old, smelly jerseys around as you do gaining any substantive benefit from anything his company is peddling under the guise of medicine.

  28. YouCanHaveAnyOpinionYouWantAsLongAsItsTheSameAsPFT says:
    April 2, 2020 at 3:36 pm
    bcraze says:
    April 2, 2020 at 1:48 pm
    Bob Marley died from melanoma, which is skin cancer. It had nothing to do with his smoking pot. Whether or not you support the legalization of marijuana, let’s not twist the facts.
    =================
    I think the point is, if it cured cancer, it wouldnt really matter what kind of cancer it was, right? Or are we saying it cures all cancer except for skin cancer…
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    Touche… I realized the flaw in my argument shortly after I posted. I will admit when I am wrong. I was just briefly confused by the “does the idiot realize that Bob Marley died from cancer?” quote. Didn’t seem relevant. That’s all…

  29. returntoexcellence says:
    April 2, 2020 at 3:40 pm
    bcraze says:
    April 2, 2020 at 1:48 pm
    Bob Marley died from melanoma, which is skin cancer. It had nothing to do with his smoking pot. Whether or not you support the legalization of marijuana, let’s not twist the facts.
    ___________________

    I think you missed my point. He claimed marijuana could cure things like cancer. And MANY people with use pot, use THC, use CBD, etc. die from cancer. I just used one of the most famous pot smokers in history to drive my point. I wasnt saying smoking pot caused cancer.
    ___________________

    I did, but I get it now… Thanks for sharing!

  30. Everyone pot head now thinks they smoke because they need weed because of a medical illness. They think it’s the cure for everything. It’s great especially for the terminally ill but as a long time weed smoker myself the only real thing it has been curing for me is my boredom. So before everyone twist this, I am just saying that it’s great for pain management, stress relief, etc.. but in no way do I believe it cures cancer, viruses etc..

  31. Impotence is also cured by cbd oil. The key is the other person that is applying the oil.

  32. I was recommended to try CBD for my depression and anxiety. Was able to get off of SSRI’s by doing so. THAT DOESN’T MEAN IT WILL CURE CANCER OR COVID-19! It doesn’t even mean everyone with my issues will benefit. This guy is just looking to make a buck and will say whatever he has to in the hopes of selling gummy bears.

  33. Funny how if it really cures all these things that there are almost never true scientific studies done to prove it. Just one legitimate study would make their sales and profits explode.

  34. For whatever reason, lying has become acceptable in America the last 3 years or so. This guy is the least of my concerns.

  35. When it starts curing cancer then I’ll start believing you Kyle, not before then. Is there really any cheese on the moon cause man, you are flying high!

  36. CDB is not the cure for all, but during these stressful times it really helps. Now that we are all basically isolated for who knows how long, CDB is an excellent choice to soothe anxiety. It’s definitely working for me and my pup. Yes, pets get anxious too! Good to know that CDB is safe for your furry friends and help them feel relaxed as well.

    Again, CDB is not a cure for this pandemic, but it will help calm the nerves as we get through.

    I highly recommend WeedBabySeed.com online CDB mall. It’s a one stop shop for all CDB cravings. That’s my #1 spot!

    They have the best online selection of Grade AAA+ CDB smokeable, edible, vape, tincture, and pet products, and you don’t have to leave your home.

    Keep up with the social distancing. Play it safe and order online.

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