American Kratom Association founder and former chairperson Susan Ash recently stepped down as chairperson of the kratom advocacy, activism, and lobbying organization.
In a recent interview, executive director Pete Candland announced that Dave Herman will serve as the new chairman of the AKA. He comes to
The seizure of a controversial drug in Edmonton is evidence that more research is required on kratom as a possible antidote in Alberta's deadly opioid epidemic, says a leading researcher in the field.
In a news release Tuesday, Health Canada said it had seized unauthorised kratom
In a news release issued on Tuesday, Health Canada said kratom was seized from a store called Jupiter on Whyte Avenue and another called Bogart’s Pipes and Papers on 132 Avenue, adding the product is illegal to sell without its authorization.
An Edmonton store called Bogart’s
Australians with a little-known hallucinogenic drug they claim will alleviate chronic pain, an investigation by The New Daily has found.
The discovery comes after Health Minister Greg Hunt admonished Greens, Labor and One Nation senators for voting this week to allow greater access to imported medicinal
The American Kratom Association (AKA) sent an action alert to members warning that a bill introduced by Sen. Chuck Grassley and Sen. Dianne Feinstein could be a “backdoor way” of banning kratom -- an herbal supplement that millions of people use as an alternative to
Kratom may have started out in South Asian countries, but it’s now being referred to as one of the most effective ethnobotanicals worldwide.
For thousands of years, kratom has been used in a broad range of health benefits. The alkaloids found in the leaves of kratom
In a small wooden hut in the middle of a rubber plantation in Narathiwat province, 28-year-old Fadel and his friends often take a drug known as kratom.
Also known as "4X100" in Thai, kratom contains four main ingredients - the leaves of a local plant known
House Judiciary Committee approved a bill that would expand the attorney general's unilateral authority to ban psychoactive substances in a vain effort to keep up with inventive underground chemists.
The bill, introduced by Rep. John Katco (R-N.Y.) in the House (H.R. 2851) and by Sen. Chuck
Health Canada is advising Canadians that RGR Canada Inc. is voluntarily recalling unauthorized "Matrix Red Vein Thai," "Matrix White Vein Thai" and "Medicine Man Lone Wolf" kratom capsules. Kratom may pose serious health risks when swallowed or inhaled.
Health Canada has not authorized any product containing
After all the fuss about kratom last year—before the DEA-backed off from its efforts to ban the plant—business for kratom vendors is better than ever. That’s according to Drew Fickett, the owner of Arizona Kratom, a storefront that sells the plant in Tucson, Arizona.
Many of the pain pills that our doctors prescribe us can make us dopey and slow. This is because they contain one of nature’s strongest sedatives – opium. There is a healthy and safe herbal remedy for pain that gives you a jolt like a
Patients taking opioids before total knee arthroplasty (TKA) may have greater pain after the procedure, according to a study published in the May 17 issue of the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.
The research included 156 patients who underwent TKA. Their average age was 66.