Bay Area Pushes Back Against Regulation

Used for centuries by people in its native Southeast Asia, the herbal substance known as kratom has arrived on U.S. shores in recent years. Proponents argue that kratom shows promise as a natural means of combating opioid dependency, particularly in relieving the symptoms of opioid withdrawal. Despite evidence that the botanical substance, derived from a…… Continue reading Bay Area Pushes Back Against Regulation

Botanical Use Increases Despite Increase In Critisism

Known for centuries in its native Southeast Asia, kratom has enjoyed increasing popularity in U.S. cities. Kratom, a powdered preparation of the leaves of Mitragyna speciosa, a close relative of coffee plants, has been imported for a number of years to the United States. But as popularity soars, many states are enacting legislation banning the…… Continue reading Botanical Use Increases Despite Increase In Critisism