Kratom State Legislation Update – May 2019

Kratom Consumer Protection Acts (KCPA) Nevada AB-303 2019-05-27 – In Assembly 2019-05-24 – Senate – Senate Final Passage (Y: 20 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS] Utah SB-0058 Status: (Passed) 2019-03-26 – Governor Signed in Lieutenant Governor’s office for filing Georgia HB-551 Status: (Passed) 2019-04-26 – Effective Date Arizona HB-2550 Status: (Passed) 2019-04-30 – … More Kratom State Legislation Update – May 2019

BREAKING NEWS: 2 States Signed “Kratom Consumer Protection Act”

In the last 2 weeks, Governor Kemp of Georgia State and Governor Ducey of Arizona State both signed the “Kratom Consumer Protection Act” which prohibits the sale of kratom products to minors and creates requirements for product labels. In the United States, kratom is unregulated federally, therefore each individual state has the power to regulate … More BREAKING NEWS: 2 States Signed “Kratom Consumer Protection Act”

AKA 13 April Webinar – Replay

The AKA, the American Kratom Association (www.americankratom.org) is the main organization fighting to keep kratom available for the people of the U.S. Every day, they work relentlessly to educate congress and law-makers through advocacy and lobbying efforts. Through the works of Susan Ash and her team, hundreds of thousands of lives have been positively affected, … More AKA 13 April Webinar – Replay

AKA Press Release on Recent Kratom Events

Excerpt: More Than 26,000 Petition President Trump To Stop DEA’s War On Coffee-Like Herb Kratom. Weeks After 99% of 23,000+ Comments to DEA Opposed Kratom Ban, Petition Urges End to “Regulatory Overkill” On A Botanical With No More Abuse Potential Than Nutmeg. Link: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/more-than-26000-petition-president-trump-to-stop-deas-war-on-coffee-like-herb-kratom-300416175.html — Disclaimer: This content is not intended to be a substitute … More AKA Press Release on Recent Kratom Events

Thousands of People Are Fighting to Keep Kratom Legal

The key point: The backlash started when the DEA announced plans to ban the supplement. In late 2016, the D.E.A. announced a plan to temporarily place kratom on the list of Schedule 1 drugs, including heroin, LSD, marijuana, and MDMA—those defined as unsafe and with a high potential of abuse. Previously, kratom had largely been … More Thousands of People Are Fighting to Keep Kratom Legal