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July 13, 2020
Kratom Uncertainty

The Future of Kratom is Uncertain

Every year, it seems like the kratom industry has some sort of outcry that a pending kratom ban is right around the corner. The whole kratom […]
July 13, 2020
Kratom in America

Kratom Users in America

Mitragyna speciosa, more commonly known as kratom, is a plant from Southeast Asia that has come under scrutiny by federal agencies looking to ban its existence […]
July 13, 2020
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Kratom Potency Claims in Some Research Papers

The problem with some of the reports that exist about kratom is that they pick and choose which facts they want to present to the audience. […]
July 1, 2020
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The FDA Attacks the Kratom Supply Chains

For the past week or so, a few kratom vendors have been outspoken about a supply-side issue from their connections in Indonesia, stating some of the […]
July 1, 2020
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The AKA Steps Up Its Game

Obviously, since you’re reading this article, you must have some interest in kratom. Perhaps you consume it. Maybe you sell it. There’s even a chance that […]
July 1, 2020
Portable Raman Spectrometer

Handheld Kratom Detectors

Utilizing scientific evidence is the only way the kratom industry and its advocates can hope to achieve some sort of sensible legislation in the United States […]
June 24, 2020
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Never Underestimate the Federal Government: H.R. 2580

I try to steer clear from politics for the most part because I’m anarchistic by nature. However, my occupation puts me in the position to speak […]
June 24, 2020
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Cryptocurrency and Kratom

Unless this is your first rodeo with purchasing kratom, then you’re already well-aware of the payment problems in the industry. There’s a good chance that you’ve […]
June 24, 2020
Cholesterol levels and Kratom

A Study on Kratom and Cholesterol Levels

While the US federal agencies love to spread propaganda about Mitragyna speciosa to the public, kratom advocates are quick to point to scientific studies to support […]
June 15, 2020
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Kratom Effects (Speeds): What Do They Mean?

Not everyone has tried kratom before. And I’ve found myself trying to enlighten people who are curious about the plant and its benefits. When looking online, […]
June 13, 2020
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Reversal of Kratom Ban in Monroe County

The opposition to kratom has kept misleading information about kratom front and center in a lot of news stories for the past few years. And that’s […]
June 13, 2020
George Santayana History Quote, Kratom Ban

Kratom Ban: History Repeats Itself

When listening to the leaders of our most well-known government agencies, you would think some naturally occurring plants are the bane of existence. Certain vegetation on […]
June 6, 2020
Opioid Crisis in America

The Opioid Epidemic (Part 2)

In the United States, career politicians have been beating war drums for a continual failed War on Drugs for almost a half-century. It was in 1971 […]
June 6, 2020
Opioid epidemic in america

The Opioid Epidemic (Part 1)

The opioid epidemic has been felt all across the United States. Everyone you talk to nowadays either knows someone that’s currently affected by an opiate addiction […]
June 4, 2020
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The Opium Wars (Part 2)

Whenever we discuss the significance of the opioid epidemic in our country, we also have to assess how the pharmaceutical industry took advantage of our population […]