Excerpt: ‘Does Kratom Really Kill? Officials Aren’t Telling Us The Whole Story.
Authorities claim the popular herbal drug poses potentially deadly risks, but there are big problems with their evidence.
But when HuffPost examined GBI’s data, it became clear that the agency is relying on a loose interpretation of what it means for a death to be “related” to kratom. In fact, it appears to be counting every fatal drug overdose in which mitragynine is present as a so-called kratom-related death.’
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