FDA Head Tweets About Kratom

By Pat Anson The head of the Food and Drug Administration is warning again about the marketing of kratom and other dietary supplements to treat opioid addiction – calling them “health fraud scams.” “FDA believes strongly people addicted to opioids should have access...

Kratom: Should the Herb Blamed for Numerous Deaths Be Banned?

By Jennifer Dzikowski In August of 2016 the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) announced a plan to ban kratom in the United States, causing an uproar among advocates of the seemingly harmless herb, which is closely related in makeup to the coffee plant. Specifically, the...