Considering Kratom as an Alternative to Opioids for Cancer-Related Pain

Kratom is a far more obscure plant than cannabis, but it is similar to the better-known botanical in many ways. Particularly when viewed as a potential therapy for the symptoms of cancer and the side effects of treatment. Kratom and Cannabis Similarities both originated in Asia has been used there for both medical and recreational purposes … More Considering Kratom as an Alternative to Opioids for Cancer-Related Pain

Compounds in Kratom are Opioids, FDA Claims

Excerpt: (CNN) US Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb warned the public about the herbal supplement kratom in a statement on Tuesday, saying “There is no evidence to indicate that kratom is safe or effective for any medical use” and likening its chemical compounds to opioids. […] But researchers who study the plant, … More Compounds in Kratom are Opioids, FDA Claims

AKA’s Follow Up Statement to the FDA

PETITION BY THE AMERICAN KRATOM ASSOCIATION TO REVIEW AND CORRECT THE FDA’S PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY ON KRATOM November 15, 2017 — The American Kratom Association (AKA), represents more than 3 million adult consumers of the botanical kratom in the United States. The AKA hereby files this Formal Dispute Resolution (FDR) petition with the FDA and … More AKA’s Follow Up Statement to the FDA

Reports Of New York And Florida “Kratom Deaths” Are Unsupported

“Mistaken, Inaccurate and Now Discredited”: Widely Publicized Pair of Deaths Likely Due to Non-Kratom Factors; Bogus Death Reports in 2017 Seen as Replay of Ill-Informed DEA Push in 2016 to Ban Coffee-Like Herb. Medical examiners and coroners in two New York and Floridadeaths erred when they attributed the cause of death in both cases to … More Reports Of New York And Florida “Kratom Deaths” Are Unsupported

D.E.A. Receives 23,216 Public Comments on Kratom Website

The official D.E.A.’s archive of the 23,216 public comments concerning kratom from the American public. Analysis:99.1% (23,007) positive in regards to Kratom0.4% (92) neutral0.4% (92) negative https://www.regulations.gov/docket?D=DEA-2016-0015 — Disclaimer: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified … More D.E.A. Receives 23,216 Public Comments on Kratom Website