Kratom: A Nationwide Ban NOT A GOOD IDEA

Mitragyna speciosa (commonly known as kratom[8]) is a tropical evergreen tree in the coffee family native to Southeast Asia. M. speciosa is indigenous to Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Papua New Guinea,[9] where it has been used in traditional medicines since at least the nineteenth century.[4] Kratom has opioid properties and some stimulant-like effects.[10][11][12]

As of 2018, kratom's usefulness and safety as a therapeutic agent is unclear, since research into its use has been of poor quality.[2][13] In February 2018, the United States' Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stated that there is no evidence that kratom is safe or effective for treating any condition.[11] Some people take it for managing chronic pain, for treating opioid withdrawal symptoms, or – more recently – for recreational purposes.[2][9] The onset of effects typically begins within five to ten minutes and lasts for two to five hours.[9]

Currently, The United States is in the midst of what many …


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