Tag: kratom

FDA, DEA Launch Massive Assault On Kratom – Drug War for Miracle Plant Ramping Up

  By Brandon Turbeville, Natural Blaze To no one’s surprise, the U.S. government, after hysterically declaring a “national emergency” over America’s opioid crisis, is once again setting its sights on Kratom, the non-addictive natural plant that has helped thousands of Americans wean themselves off opioids. In 2015, the DEA announced its plans to place Kratom on the…

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Your help is needed to protect kratom

By Dave Herman Chairman, American Kratom Association This Thursday, the American Kratom Association (AKA) will deliver its statement to the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis. This date is significant for two reasons. First, it’s the anniversary of the official Notice of Intent for the Emergency Scheduling of Kratom that was issued…

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Kratom Update: Operation Choke Point Ended

“OPERATION CHOKE POINT” ENDED  Policy ended that targeted legitimate business within the kratom community  WASHINGTON, D.C.- [Last week], the DOJ announced the ending of the Obama-Era program called “Operation Choke Point.”  This program had attempted to cut off sources of credit for businesses targeted by the department, including many working within the kratom industry. Dave Herman,…

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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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