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January 27, 2021
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What Is The Difference Between Kratom and Kava?

Kratom and kava are both botanicals that are commonly used in regional cultures as plant-based supplements for their various desired effects. While the two plants have […]
January 27, 2021
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Kratom Powder Overview

The confusing legality and regulation of kratom can cause issues among consumers interested in learning more about trying the herb. Below is a guide to one of the […]
January 27, 2021
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Where Can You Buy Kratom?

Where Can You Buy Kratom? If you have looked into the kratom market at all, you immediately become aware that there is no shortage of vendors […]
January 25, 2021
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Kratom Duration: Everything You Need to Know About How Long It Lasts

Kratom, a natural botanical derived from the leaf of the Mitragyna speciosa plant, has a long history of use in its native Southeast Asia, and has become […]
January 25, 2021
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How to Use Kratom: The Best Methods for New and Experienced Users

Kratom, or Mitragyna speciosa, is an herb that comes from a tropical evergreen tree native to several countries in Southeast Asia. There are many different strains that […]
January 25, 2021
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What Is Kratom Used For?

Like many other plants and herbs, kratom leaves have properties that have historically been used to bolster overall health. Depending on the dosage, the strain, and the “speed” of […]
January 25, 2021
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Introducing Kratom: Uses, History, and Effects of the Mitragyna Speciosa Leaf

Mitragyna speciosa, commonly known as “kratom,” is a tropical evergreen plant native to Southeast Asian countries. The kratom leaves in their raw form have been used in […]
December 31, 2020
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TV Station In South Dakota Spews Kratom Misinformation

The internet has changed everything since its advent. Access to the service allowed small, independent companies to prosper. And it enabled starter publications and digital media […]
December 30, 2020
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Government Shift in Botanical Outlook

This past decade, abrupt changes and upheavals in the botanical market brought a lot of unwanted federal attention to the industry. The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) […]
December 29, 2020
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We Must All Work to Keep Kratom Legal

Kratom is under attack by federal agencies. We all know it. We watched it unfold back in 2016 when the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) tried to […]
December 16, 2020
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Every Country With a Kratom Ban

The following page contains a list of all the countries where the possession, sale, or use of kratom is currently prohibited, as well as more specific […]
December 15, 2020
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Adulterated Kratom Hurts the Industry

Kratom is a growing commodity. More people are purchasing it now than ever before. And kratom has finally hit the mainstream advertising channels. So knowledge about […]
December 15, 2020
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Is Kratom Safe?

As kratom use continues to rise in popularity in western culture, the safety of the substance has come to be debated by medical professionals and individuals […]
December 14, 2020
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Is Kratom Illegal in the U.S.? A Guide to Kratom’s Legal Status in Every State

Whether or not kratom is legal depends on the country, state, or municipality regulations. In some countries, kratom is considered a household remedy. In other countries, […]
December 14, 2020
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What Are the Effects of Kratom? Understanding How it Works and What It Does

The use of kratom has grown in popularity in western countries, such as the United States, Europe, and Canada. This Southeast Asian plant has been reported […]