Florida Shop Owner says Kratom Improves Quality of Life ‘Significantly’, While Customer Seeks More Regulation

In Florida, kratom is legal to possess and available at local head shops, vape shops, and even in cocktail bars, such as bars in West Palm Beach, Delray Beach, and South Beach. However, similar to many other states in the US,  there have been efforts to enact bills that make kratom illegal to possess in Florida. For example, SB 11 (in … More Florida Shop Owner says Kratom Improves Quality of Life ‘Significantly’, While Customer Seeks More Regulation

Powerful Congressional Committee is now Recommending Clinical Trials of Kratom

The House Appropriations Committee is recommending that kratom be studied because of its “potential promising results” in treating chronic pain. The recommendation is as follows: budget $3 million for research into kratom and CBD as alternatives for treating pain. conduct trials in “geographic regions hardest hit by the opioids crisis.” Here’s the full report sent to Congress: https://appropriations.house.gov/sites/democrats.appropriations.house.gov/files/FY2020%20LHHS_Report.pdf In the … More Powerful Congressional Committee is now Recommending Clinical Trials of Kratom

VICE: New Report on Kratom Overdoses Is Scary But Misleading

The key point: “Almost all of those who tested positive for kratom also tested positive for other substances.” Kratom has grown in popularity over the past few years, largely thanks to testimonials from people who say it has helped them quit opioids and manage chronic pain. But that popularity has brought negative attention from government … More VICE: New Report on Kratom Overdoses Is Scary But Misleading

From Opiates to Kratom: The Comprehensive guide

Via the excellent r/kratom community, comes this highly upvoted guide, that provides an in-depth framework on how kratom can help people get off opiates (external link): https://www.reddit.com/r/kratom/comments/6m7rz1/from_opiates_to_kratom_the_comprehensive_guide_i/ — 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 From Opiates to Kratom: The Comprehensive guide

Kratom Documentary: ‘A Leaf of Faith’ (Netflix)

Kratom is positively changing lives. ‘A LEAF OF FAITH’ out on NETFLIX now – rated 8.8/10 on IMDb. Documentary maker Chris Bell (‘Prescription Thugs’, ‘Bigger, Faster, Stronger) explores Kratom, nature’s solution to the opiate crisis. Not everyone needs Kratom, but in this opioid crisis everyone needs to know about it. 🇨🇦️🌿#KratomSavesLives Trailer link: https://vimeo.com/238284603 Netflix … More Kratom Documentary: ‘A Leaf of Faith’ (Netflix)

Dogwood School of Botanicals Medicine: Should Kratom be banned?

A very complete and thorough article has been sent to us by botanist Todd Caldecott, Dip. Cl.H. RH(AHG), CAP(NAMA) Title: ‘Should Kratom be banned?’ Find out the answer here: https://dogwoodbotanical.com/should-kratom-banned/ 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 … More Dogwood School of Botanicals Medicine: Should Kratom be banned?

HuffPost: ‘FDA Releases Kratom Death Data, Undermines Its Own Claims About Drug’s Deadly Harms

Title: FDA Releases Kratom Death Data, Undermines Its Own Claims About Drug’s Deadly Harms The cases include a suicide and a drug overdose victim who tested positive for nine different substances. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is escalating its campaign against kratom with the release of new information describing a series of deaths involving the popular herbal drug. … More HuffPost: ‘FDA Releases Kratom Death Data, Undermines Its Own Claims About Drug’s Deadly Harms