VICE: New Report on Kratom Overdoses Is Scary But Misleading

The key point: “Almost all of those who tested positive for kratom also tested positive for other substances.” Kratom has grown in popularity over the past few years, largely thanks to testimonials from people who say it has helped them quit opioids and manage chronic pain. But that popularity has brought negative attention from government … More VICE: New Report on Kratom Overdoses Is Scary But Misleading

VICE: Thousands of People Are Fighting to Keep Kratom Legal

Kratom’s Battle with the FDA and DEA Late last year, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced a plan to temporarily place kratom on the list of Schedule 1 drugs, including heroin, LSD, marijuana, and MDMA—those defined as unsafe, having no accepted medical use in the United States, and with a high potential of abuse. Previously, kratom had largely … More VICE: Thousands of People Are Fighting to Keep Kratom Legal