Title: If kratom helps opioid addicts, why might DEA outlaw it? http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/kratom-help-treat-opioid-addiction/ — 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 medical condition.
This exchange is from a PBS story from last January (see link below) discussing Kratom’s use in opioid withdrawal, without toxicity…. =”we didn’t ever see any toxicity with the plant material itself” MIKE TAIBBI (PBS Commentator) : But there’s another side to the kratom story. In laboratory experiments on mice, McCurdy and his colleagues say … More Kratom Research: “Clear Medical Potential to Treat Opiate Addiction and Withdrawal”