The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is moving to place the herbal supplement kratom on its list of Schedule I drugs, effectively banning a naturally occurring psychoactive substance that some say holds promise as a therapy for opioid addiction.
The DEA, in a notice published in the
At 11:30pm yesterday, Thalang officials, narcotic control officers, territorial defence volunteers and Khok Kloi police arrested six people who were found to be in possession of a total of 326 kilos of kratom leaves at the Baiyang Resort in Khok Kloi, Phang Nga.
The arrests came
A monthlong undercover drug investigation by Cullman police led to the arrest of a man on several felony charges and the seizure of $59,000 and the newly illegal drug, Kratom.
Investigators seized more 200 packages of Kratom, a controlled substance recently banned by the Alabama Legislature,
It’s important for pharmacists to be aware of the substance in order to educate and ultimately protect patients. These 3 key points shed some light on its abuse potential:
1. Kratom Isn’t Federally Classified as a Controlled Substance -
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) currently classifies kratom
Today Ameritox, a national leader in medication monitoring solutions, announced it is offering tests for two dangerous street drugs, flakka and kratom. The additions are in response to reports from clinicians and state and federal law enforcement about the potential for abuse of these two
In Austin, some addicts are replacing opioids with an herbal supplement, which has the potential to save lives. But across the country, opponents of the herb are mounting a drive to get it banned, making it more difficult to buy kratom.
Kratom technically isn’t a drug;
U.S. Marshals seized more than 100 cases of health products containing the unapproved ingredient Kratom from a Grover Beach-based distributor, Nature Therapeutics, which does business as Kratom Therapy
Kratom is legal under federal and California law, but the FDA has not approved it as medicine.
Use of an herbal substance is on the rise in Utah, and experts say it has potential to poison and even kill those who take it.
Kratom is sold in smoke shops as a dietary supplement that you can ingest or drink in a tea form,
While many kava bars follow the default island/tiki theme, Mad Hatters has gone a different route, themed throughout in an Alice's Adventures in Wonderland motif (hence the name). The Hatter, if you recall, made an appearance in the chapter A Mad Tea-Party.
A "mad tea party"