Nevada: 4th State to Sign Kratom Protection Act

NEVADA — On Friday, May 24, Nevada joined Utah, Georgia, and Arizona in signing the Kratom Protection Act. The act brings forth laws that protect consumers from dangerously adulterated Kratom products and sets the stage for more states to join in this important effort. Kelly Dunn and his team at Urban Ice Organics, a Nevada-based … More Nevada: 4th State to Sign Kratom Protection Act

Michigan Man Illegally Imported and Distributed Kratom – Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison

May 8, 2019 — Matthew Dailey, 36, of Royal Oak, Michigan, was sentenced today to 2 years in prison for unlawfully importing kratom and selling it through unapproved claims that it could treat serious diseases and medical conditions, including chronic pain and Lyme disease. In a press release from the U.S. Department of Justice, Dailey … More Michigan Man Illegally Imported and Distributed Kratom – Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison

Utah Becomes First State to Sign the ‘Kratom Protection Act’

UTAH — Senator Curt Bramble, has introduced Senate Bill 58, the “Kratom Consumer Protection Act.” He emphasized the importance of this bill, as it sets some regulation around how Kratom is sold in Utah. “So long as it’s pure, properly labeled and there’s disclosures,” he said. As this is a bill that protects consumer safety, … More Utah Becomes First State to Sign the ‘Kratom Protection Act’

FDA Targeting Kratom Manufacturer Based on Misleading Data

On February 2018, the FDA published the results of a basic computer model and misleadingly declared kratom an opioid, declaring it as a problem rather than a possible painkiller. It followed up within two weeks by issuing a “voluntary destruction” and recall to a Missouri-based manufacturer of more than 142,000 kratom-containing capsules, along with just … More FDA Targeting Kratom Manufacturer Based on Misleading Data