Senate Votes to Legalise Kratom Use
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.
Vermont Lawmakers Prepare Psychedelics And Broader Drug Decriminalization Bills For Introduction
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.
Missouri House Approves Plan To Regulate Kratom
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.
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.
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.