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UHSP Researchers Publish Kratom Research in ACS Chemical Neuroscience

September 04, 2021

The research team analyzed the pain relief and side effect profiles of the extracted compounds and discovered that the compounds appeared to be safer than classic opioids because they didn’t cause traditional opioid side effects such as respiratory depression.

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Do You Know What NCBI And The FDA Say About Kratom?

July 12, 2021

FDA lacks scientific data based on the benefits of Kratom. The trials are still in their early stages to have a proper say on these products. Till now, there have been no developments in the overall reputation of Kratom. Insufficient data is the main reason that the FDA is concerned about.

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New Study Finds Kratom Alkaloids Aid Chemotherapy

July 7, 2021

In a study published in July 2021 , researchers concluded that select kratom alkaloids could help fight cancer. In their testing, both mitragynine and speciociliatine increased the effectiveness of cisplatin, a chemotherapy drug.

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Natural Herb Kratom May Have Therapeutic Effects And Relatively Low Potential For Abuse Or Harm, According To A User Survey

April 16, 2021

Using results of a survey of more than 2,700 self-reported users of the herbal supplement kratom, sold online and in smoke shops around the U.S., Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers conclude that the psychoactive compound somewhat similar to opioids likely has a lower rate of harm than prescription opioids for treating pain, anxiety, depression and addiction.

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Kratom Tea Is Doing Wonders For Runners

March 15, 2021

Kratom Tree (Mitragyna speciosa) has many benefits. If you have ever felt fatigued or tired and want to up your energy then this is the answer for you. Even if popping pills can’t give you the much needed energy you need. But leaves of the kratom tea can do wonders. It has many benefits and Runners can benefit from it.

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Senate Votes to Legalise Kratom Use

February 24, 2021

The Senate has passed an amendment bill removing kratom from the narcotics list during its third reading in the Upper House, Justice Minister Somsak Thepsutin said on Tuesday.

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Vermont Lawmakers Prepare Psychedelics And Broader Drug Decriminalization Bills For Introduction

February 19, 2021

Other legislation still in the works for this session could decriminalize buprenorphine, commonly used to treat opioid use disorder, and regulate the sale of kratom, a popular but controversial herbal medicine and painkiller alternative.

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Missouri House Approves Plan To Regulate Kratom

January 29, 2021

The measure, sponsored by Rep. Phil Christofanelli, R-St. Peters, will bar the sale of the product to anyone younger than 18, as well as require sellers to ensure that their products do not contain dangerous substances.

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American Kratom Association: HHS Rescinds Scheduling Recommendation For Kratom But FDA Failed To Notify The Public For 2 ½ Years

January 29, 2021

In the HHS letter to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) HHS recommended that “mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine not be controlled at this time, either temporarily or permanently, until scientific research can sufficiently support such an action.

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Is Kratom a Drug?

January 21, 2021

Is kratom a drug, a medicinal herb, a dietary supplement, a “safe food”, a tea? These terms have a whole lot to do with social perception, a little to do with legal issues, and nothing to do with science.

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