Kratom Bans Spreading in Mississippi – How to Fight Back

According to a recent report by the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, a total of 28 counties and cities in the region have criminalized the possession and sale of kratom. This initiative has been led by the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics (MBN) and a Columbus-area anti-kratom group. Argument against Kratom A spokesman for the MBN said the … More Kratom Bans Spreading in Mississippi – How to Fight Back

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

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

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