Kratom is a pleasurable plant which is leading discussion panels online. Many of the people confuse it with addictive opiates. However, that is not true. It was initially famous as a medicinal plant only.
There are no as such long term effects of Kratom.
One of the
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has hit the brakes on banning what only a few months ago the agency was calling an "imminent hazard to public health."
The choice to further explore mitragynine species, or kratom, before outright banning the substance has led to the discovery
Kratom — a supplement made from the leaves of an evergreen tree indigenous to Thailand and Southeast Asia — made headlines late last summer. In August, the Drug Enforcement Agency announced its plan to temporarily ban the substance by classifying it “as illegal as heroin,”
Senate Bill 518 would declare an emergency and direct the Oregon Board of Pharmacy to conduct a study to determine whether the plant and its drug derivatives should be scheduled as a controlled substance.
The move has many users and proponents of the herb nervous. "It's
Since publishing that notice, the DEA has heard from many concerned members of the public challenging the Schedule I action and requesting that they strongly consider their comments. Many people reported how helpful this particular herbal remedy has been. A decision was made to hold
The Oregon Legislature is now in the process of passing over a dozen bills concerning marijuana. On top of this, the lawmakers are also considering a kratom ban in the state through a senate bill pending approval.
Through Senate Bill 518, the Oregon Board of Pharmacy
Florida state Rep. Kristin Jacobs (D-Coconut Creek) is a woman on a mission, albeit a strange and misinformed mission. For the last three years, Jacobs has waged a lonely crusade in Tallahassee to ban kratom, the herb derived from a Southeast Asian tree and widely
Kratom is a herb made from the leaves of Mitragyna species, a Southeast Asian tree related to coffee. It contains alkaloids that appear to activate opioid receptors in the brain and reduce pain. Although most opioids have sedative qualities, low to moderate doses of kratom
The DEA apparently was surprised by the backlash against its ban notice, which included angry calls to Capitol Hill, a demonstration near the White House, and letters from members of Congress. In October the agency withdrew the notice, saying it would delay a decision on
Federal efforts to ban kratom may be on the back burner – for now --- but that isn’t stopping lawmakers in Florida and New York from introducing bills that would make the sale of kratom illegal in those states.
Millions of Americans use the herbal supplement
The fight against the opioid epidemic has targeted two new recreational drugs being used on the streets as substitutes for heroin and fentanyl. Both U-4700 and Kratom have been on DEA’s radar screen, as well as US Poison Control Centers, in the last few months
Florida State Rep. Kristin Jacobs, a Coconut Creek Democrat, filed legislation on Friday to add Kratom to the controlled substance list.
House Bill 183 would add Mitragynine and Hydroxymitragynine, constituents of Kratom, to the schedule of controlled substances, offering an exception for any FDA approved substance
The process to determine the future of kratom (Mitragyna speciosa), an herb native to Southeast Asia that’s generated regulatory controversy over the past few months, entered a new phase last week. On December 1, the comment period closed for the public to respond to the
Canadian Botanicals that has been offering various products including kratom tea is now introducing kratom capsules. So, those who have hitherto been buying kratom powder for enhancing their immune system and for getting relief from their blood pressure-related ailments will have the option of going