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

Kratom Itself is Not Associated with Fatal Overdose

WASHINGTON, DC – July 30, 2018 – In a recent update of its official position on the botanical kratom, the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) affirmed that, “Kratom by itself is not associated with fatal overdose,” explaining that only when the natural ingredient is contaminated or “laced with other compounds” has it been associated … More Kratom Itself is Not Associated with Fatal Overdose

AKA Files Formal Demand for FDA to “Rescind” False Advisory About Kratom

AKA FILES FORMAL DEMAND FOR FDA TO “RESCIND” FALSE ADVISORY ABOUT KRATOM Full PDF available here Association Says Misleading and Unsubstantiated FDA Advisory on Coffee-Like Herb Kratom Should be Corrected; Agency Ignored Extensive Evidence Kratom Is Not a Cause of Death, Not an Opiate and Not Addictive; Potential for Worsening Opioid Epidemic Feared. WASHINGTON, D.C. … More AKA Files Formal Demand for FDA to “Rescind” False Advisory About Kratom

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

Susan Ash: DEA’s War on Kratom

Excerpt: ‘Kratom is a natural botanical supplement safely consumed by millions of Americans daily. I am one of those people. Like caffeine when used responsibly, kratom is enjoyable, safe, rarely associated with any serious adverse effects, and not prone to serious abuse.’ Link: https://morningconsult.com/opinions/folly-deas-war-kratom/ — Disclaimer: This content is not intended to be a substitute … More Susan Ash: DEA’s War on 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

Kratom – Success Stories

A collection of testimonials and success stories about Kratom, to supplement the science and research on Kratom. Really gives a good idea of people’s personal Truths and shows how Kratom is improving and saving lives all across North America: http://www.americankratom.org/success_stories Courtesy of the American Kratom Association: — Disclaimer: This content is not intended to be … More Kratom – Success Stories