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October 9, 2020
3D Molecule

The Scientific Promise of the Mitraphylline Alkaloid

When a discussion about the alkaloids in kratom gets broached, one regularly hears about the two primary alkaloids found in kratom. And those two compounds are mitragynine […]
October 6, 2020
Kratom Ban Map

Which States Have a Kratom Ban?

The federal government tried to ban kratom back in 2016. The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) announced it was going to perform an emergency scheduling of kratom’s […]
September 29, 2020
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SAMHSA Provides False Information on Kratom

Some of the federal agencies we know today are different than their predecessors. For example, some of you might not have heard about the Alcohol, Drug […]
September 25, 2020
Kratom Ban

Kratom Prohibition Will Not Work

Our represented officials create laws that make things illegal in the United States. These laws give the judicial system a blueprint to charge and convict criminals. […]
September 22, 2020
Kratom is not a drug

Kratom Companies Shouldn’t Market Kratom as a Drug

The plant Mitragyna speciosa is fascinating. It’s a leaf that grows in Southeast Asia that has numerous advantages for consuming it. A few of those are […]
September 16, 2020
Truth about kratom and opioid deaths

The Truth About Kratom-Related Deaths

The kratom community regularly tries to provide accurate information to those who seek the truth. But it’s a demanding process to achieve. There are a bunch […]
September 16, 2020
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Woman Facing Criminal Charges Places Blame on Kratom

Substance abuse and mental health issues are two national complications the United States has to solve. Our health-care system is in shambles. It has been for […]
September 16, 2020
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The FDA Gave its Allegiance to Corporations

At Kratom Geek, we frequently discuss how the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has lost sight of its original purpose. So today, we’re going to illuminate […]
September 15, 2020
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Does Kratom Have Abuse Potential?

The United States Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently declared kratom as an addictive drug, but it offers no scientific proof to back […]
September 9, 2020
Should pregnant woman take Kratom?

Researchers Should Determine if Kratom is Safer for Pregnant Women

There are a lot of pregnant women out there who suffer in silence about their addiction because they don’t want to be labeled as a drug […]
September 1, 2020
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The Indonesian Government Works to Circumvent a Kratom Ban

Every kratom consumer and advocate in the United States understands the horror of repeatedly hearing that a kratom ban might emerge somewhere in the not too […]
September 1, 2020
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Missouri News Media Bias Reporting on Kratom

A couple of years ago, several news outlets were constantly barraging online media with articles that described the kratom plant as a dangerous opioid, which is […]
August 26, 2020
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It’s Still Possible to Persuade the United States Government of Kratom’s Benefits

Whenever we discuss how the American government acts regarding kratom, the conversation usually verges into a defensive tone. And that’s because the Food and Drug Administration […]
August 26, 2020
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A Study of Toxic Metals and Microbes in Head Shop Kratom

When it comes to finding the perfect way to purchase kratom, a consumer can choose from a variety of different options available to them. And they […]
August 25, 2020
Kratom Dosage

Kratom Dosage: How Much Should You Take?

The fact that you’re reading this article implies that you’re pretty new to kratom products. And that’s perfectly fine. The fact that you’re searching out information […]