Tag: kratom

Congress Goes After Kratom, Attempts to Expand Drug War

By Brandon Turbeville With the 4th of July holiday having just passed, there’s nothing to remind Americans of their freedom more than the staggering speed at which their government has taken and continues to take it away. After having come under attack by one of the most useless organizations in the federal government – the DEA…

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AKA Responds to Kratom Businesses Being Targeted

By American Kratom Association The American Kratom Association (AKA) strongly condemns the recent actions taken by LegitScript and hosting providers to shut down the Internet domains of legitimate businesses who are selling safe kratom products to consumers in the United States. We have received reports that a trusted Internet vendor had their domain completely shut…

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Action Alert – 1-24-17 Help Stop Florida’s Attempt To Ban Kratom

By Brandon Turbeville ACTION ALERT!!!!!!!! Members of both the Florida House and Senate are moving forward in an attempt to ban Kratom at the state level. The House version is known as House Bill 183 and the Senate version is S.B. 424. What You Can And Need To Do: 1.) Contact your Congressmen and Senators…

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NY, FL, OR, Attack Kratom, AKA Needs YOUR Help!

  By Susan Ash It was just months ago that we stormed Washington D.C., forcing the Drug Enforcement Administration DEA) to withdraw it’s emergency ban on kratom. We followed that with a literal tsunami of 23,210 comments to the DEA, including our own scientific 8-factor analysis developed by Johns’ Hopkins Professor and Pinney and Associates’ Dr….

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A US Kratom Ban Will Lead To An Enormous Public Health Crisis

By Andrew Pontbriand Nothing in recent memory measures up to the current opiate epidemic that is sweeping the United States and erasing an entire generation. If the US Kratom Ban that is being threatened takes effect, the current epidemic will reach catastrophic proportions. We are reaching a turning point in history. As I write this…

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Chronic Wound Patients Heal Faster Without Opioid Prescriptions, Accident Victims Too

By Heather Callaghan, Editor A recent George Washington Study looked at opioid treatment and the rate of healing in chronic wounds. It turns out that chronic wound patients who never receive opioids actually heal up faster than those who receive the drugs according to researcher Victoria Shanmugam, M.D. Chronic wounds are those that have failed to heal…

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Osteopathic Association: Kratom An Opioid Alternative, Ban Would Stifle Science

By Heather Callaghan, Editor The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association has just asserted that a delayed U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration ban on the kratom plant would stifle scientific understanding of the herb’s active chemical components and documented pharmacologic properties – if it goes through. The special report cited the pharmacologically active compounds in kratom, including…

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