A Tennessee man was arrested over the weekend for intent to sell five pounds of powdered kratom, a plant originally from Southeast Asia, and his bond was set at a staggering $22,500, according to local reports. Advocates — who say the herb is natural remedy
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A 26-year-old Clarksville man was charged in Nashville with possessing and selling the synthetic opiate Kratom after a month-long investigation.
Metro police’s Major Case Task Force began investigating after seeing advertisements online for fresh and potent Kratom, which is a product of
"I think kratom is the cure for the opioid epidemic," says Chris Bell, the acclaimed documentary filmmaker behind 2008's Bigger, Stronger, Faster and 2015's Prescription Thugs.
A plant native to Southeast Asia, kratom can relieve pain and provide a caffeine-like boost. Its most exciting application, however,
The Maine Legislature is considering a bill that would make certain drugs illegal in Maine including Kratom, a drug that some heroin and opioid users consume to wean themselves off of opiates.
The FDA is warning consumers not to use any products labeled as containing the
Earthly Mist, a regional supplier of the herbal painkiller Kratom, opened its new store in Oklahoma City on April 17.
“Kratom is making scientists excited about its potential as a safe alternative to opioid painkillers,” said LeJuan Williams. “It’s been used across Southeast Asia for centuries