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Thousands of people are getting refunds for a bogus supplement that claimed to treat drug addiction

October 4, 2017


More than 5,000 Americans are about to get a check in the mail, after regulators discovered that a Florida-based supplement maker was peddling an herbal drink mix that it claimed could help treat addiction.

The company, Sunrise Nutraceuticals, marketed its Elimidrol powdered drink mix as having a “high success rate … in overcoming opiate withdrawal” and said it could help people “leave addiction behind permanently,” according to a statement from the Federal Trade Commission.

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