Kava, the euphoric Polynesian-born drink, has come to downtown Fort Myers.
Drinking kava may elevate mood and help with relaxation. Some studies have found kava can be useful in treating anxiety and insomnia, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center.
In November, the FDA released a
Whenever tragedy rears its head, it’s an inescapable fact that grifters will come around looking for their next victims. The opioid crisis is sadly no exception, and companies marketing so-called natural addiction cures have sprouted up to take advantage of struggling people. Now the federal
Kratom is an unusual target in the War on Drugs. A relative newcomer to the American market, kratom hovers in the space between plant-based medicine and prescription drug, and while it’s usually used as a painkiller, it’s been the subject of some conversation over at
The controversial opioid alternative kratom is at risk of being banned although more than 142,000 people signed a petition opposing the ban including two advocates near Yelm.
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb issued an advisory Nov. 14 for consumers to avoid using kratom powder as it was
MARTINSVILLE-It's marketed as a stimulant and pain reliever. In some places, it's also being used to help opioid addicts handle withdrawal symptoms. But now, health officials caution that people need to be careful about how they use kratom.
The U.S Federal Drug Administration recently issued a
On Morganford Road in Tower Grove South, between a fitness studio and a sports bar, sits CBD Kratom. What at least a few neighbors have mistaken for a large pot leaf is decaled on the store's window. Written in chalk on the sign out front
DOVER – Members of the medical community have concerns about an unregulated drug that can be bought at a convenience store or even a gas station.
On Nov. 14, 2017, the DEA issued a public warning about Kratom, citing 36 deaths.
Kratom is considered a “naturally occurring
Kratom leaf comes in many forms and proponents of the drug make a lot of claims about its benefits. However, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Centers for Disease Control have both raised concerns. In fact, the DEA tried to have kratom listed as a