D.E.A. Kratom Research: 99.1% in favor of Kratom

Out of the ~23,000 comments collected by the D.E.A. during their period for public comment, over 99% is absolutely in favor of Kratom. Strong support from doctors, scientists, law enforcement and seniors: Highlights: Overview of key groups. Among those listing a profession, nearly half (48 percent) were veterans, law enforcement officials, health care professionals, and … More D.E.A. Kratom Research: 99.1% in favor of Kratom

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

All of D.E.A.’s 23,216 Public Comments on Kratom

Last year, the D.E.A. opened up a ‘period for public comment’, giving the people of the U.S. a chance to be heard on the topic of Kratom. Out of 23,216 comments, 99.1% were positive, 0.4% were neutral and 0.4% negative. Of the 2,416 commenters who listed a profession, nearly half (48 percent) were veterans, law … More All of D.E.A.’s 23,216 Public Comments on Kratom