Singer, actor and cannabis campaigner Olivia Newton-John has taken to Instagram to warn fans about a company falsely using her name to promote and sell CBD oil.

Newton-John wrote: “Fraud alert! It has come to our attention that there is a company online falsely promoting and selling a CBD oil they claim is ‘Olivia Newton-John’s CBD oil’.

“This is completely false and fraudulent so please do not take this site or product seriously as it is in no way endorsed, supported or used by Olivia Newton-John.”

“Olivia does not promote any CBD oil products from any company – so don’t let them scam you!’

“If you see them, or any other company claiming Olivia is promoting their product on your social media pages, please report them to the site you are on,” she added.

Last month, Newton-John, 72, launched a foundation to fund ‘kinder’ cancer treatments including medicinal cannabis.

She is battling stage four metastatic breast cancer and has found medicinal cannabis to be one of the most effective therapies.

However, she doesn’t sell or promote CBD oil made by external companies.

Prior to launching Cannabiz, Martin was co-founder and CEO of Asia-Pac’s leading B2B media and marketing information brand Mumbrella, overseeing its sale to Diversified Communications in 2017. A journalist...

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  1. [Edited under our comment moderation policy] The weekly recipe newsletter received in my inbox has an ad for Olivia Newton John’s CBD. Yes it’s a scam.