NIDA Awards University of Florida College of Pharmacy $3.4 Million Kratom Grant ($7.9 Million in Total)

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has awarded researchers at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy an additional $3.4 million grant to study the effects of kratom. … More NIDA Awards University of Florida College of Pharmacy $3.4 Million Kratom Grant ($7.9 Million in Total)

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

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

University of Florida Survey Results Posted

The University of Florida (Oliver Grundmann, Ph.D. Clinical Associate Professor Director graduate online programs in Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Clinical ToxicologyDepartment of Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmacy Department of Biobehavioral Nursing Science, College of Nursing University of Florida) just published their results of the survey that collected the experiences of thousands of people with kratom. Surveys … More University of Florida Survey Results Posted

Research on Kratom in the Context of Pain and Fybromyalgia

A number of articles in this context: Pain News Network: Kratom ‘Very Effective’ for Chronic Pain FybromyalgiaTreating.com: Fibromyalgia, kratom and it’s effectiveness FybroToday.com: 5 Facts About Kratom and Fibromyalgia FybromyalgiaNewsToday.com: Exploring Alternative Medicine: I Tried Kratom However, nothing speaks more volume then the real-life story of someone’s experience. Last year in the U.S., the D.E.A. … More Research on Kratom in the Context of Pain and Fybromyalgia

Thousands of People Are Fighting to Keep Kratom Legal

The key point: The backlash started when the DEA announced plans to ban the supplement. In late 2016, the D.E.A. announced a plan to temporarily place kratom on the list of Schedule 1 drugs, including heroin, LSD, marijuana, and MDMA—those defined as unsafe and with a high potential of abuse. Previously, kratom had largely been … More Thousands of People Are Fighting to Keep Kratom Legal

A Rigorous Scientific Study on Kratom

Title & Link: Kratom and Other Mitragynines: The Chemistry and Pharmacology of Opioids from a Non-Opium Source — 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 health provider with any questions you may have regarding a … More A Rigorous Scientific Study on Kratom