Compliance is critical to growing and maintaining a successful business. It is important to use disclaimers, be clear that you are not a doctor (unless you are), and never make any drug claims.
Consider adding a disclaimer slide such as this to any presentation deck, as well as having a sign-in sheet with disclaimer language (right).
Disclosure & Informed Consent
As dōTERRA Wellness Advocates, it is not our intent nor are we in any way attempting to diagnose, cure, advise, or prescribe medical advice for any disease, ailment, injury, or condition. Please consult your physician or another trained medical professional if you have questions regarding a diagnosis, treatment, or medication. This disclaimer acts as the explicit waiver of any liability of the Wellness Advcocate and dōTERRA as a company.
Watch this short 13 minute compliance video where Rich Highbee, VP of Sales for dōTERRA, and Ben Tyler, Corporate Attorney, discuss compliance best practices for Wellness Advocates.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC): Ensures things are true and ethical
Food & Drug Administration (FDA): Regulates the claims that are made about products (whether true or not)
Now that you have a solid understanding of compliance, let’s move on to the next course Teaching Classes & Events!