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Study: Kratom May Have Therapeutic Effects and Low Potential for Abuse

Baltimore, MD—Kratom "may have therapeutic effects and relatively low potential for abuse or harm." That's the word from Johns Hopkins Medicine in a press...
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Kratom for Chronic Pain?

Kratom is not legally marketed in the U.S. as a drug or dietary supplement, according to the FDA. But people still use it. Fibromyalgia...

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Kratom Unsafe as Herbal Supplement, Research Suggests

Binghamton, NY—In a new study, researchers at Binghampton University in New York set out to determine the safety of kratom. Their conclusion: "Our findings...

FDA Issues Warning Letters to Two Companies Selling Kratom

Silver Spring, MD—FDA issued warning letters to Cali Botanicals of Folsom, CA, and Kratom NC of Wilmington, NC, for illegally selling unapproved misbranded kratom-containing...

FDA Analysis Finds Unsafe Levels of Heavy Metals in Kratom Products

Washington, D.C.—The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) confirmed the presence of heavy metals in kratom products at concentrations not considered safe for human consumption,...