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

Kratom Ban Sought by St. Charles County Executive

May 7, 2019 — St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann will ask the County Council on May 13 to consider banning Kratom and related substances. “In St. Charles County, we don’t think a warning is enough,” Ehlmann says. “Dr. Mary Case, St. Charles County’s Chief Medical Examiner, told me Kratom has played a role in … More Kratom Ban Sought by St. Charles County Executive

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