Advocates in Oklahoma Call Kratom a Life Saver, Requesting Better Regulation

OKLAHOMA CITY — Federal health officials say kratom is a dangerous substance that has been linked to overdose deaths, but advocates say it’s an herbal supplement to wean themselves off of harmful opioids. Kratom comes from a plant native to southeast Asia. In low doses, it acts as a stimulant similar to caffeine. In higher doses, it … More Advocates in Oklahoma Call Kratom a Life Saver, Requesting Better Regulation