As Opioid Crisis Worsens, FDA Attacks Safe Alternative Used by Millions

Excerpt: According to the Centers for Disease Control, opioids were involved in over 42,000 deaths in 2016. This crisis is tearing apart families across the country and killing far more people than either guns or cars. As the White House, Congress, and many states scramble to address the spread of opioids, one federal agency is … More As Opioid Crisis Worsens, FDA Attacks Safe Alternative Used by Millions

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