Why We Must Continue to Study Kratom

Excerpt: ‘Advocacy groups and researchers who have studied Kratom for years argue that this is not the time to be closing the door on any possible new treatments or preventions. With daily fatalities due to opioids exceeding those from automobile accidents, it is clear that new approaches and solutions to the opioid epidemic are needed.’

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‘Given that surveys suggest millions of Kratom users purchase products in the U.S. as a preferred therapy for a variety of disorders including as a path and maintenance strategy away from opioids, banning lawful sale will put many at risk of resuming licit or illicit opioid use.’

Full Link: http://thehill.com/opinion/healthcare/395944-heres-why-we-must-continue-to-study-kratom-and-other-opioid-like-drugs


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