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Mississippi Banning: Opioid Substitute Kratom Deemed Dangerous

Kratom. It’s in the news. For some people addicted to opioids, it is the go-to choice to help them in their recovery. As they seek to forgo consuming opioids, they…

Kratom Tolerance: Do You Need to Take a Break?

Kratom is a plant native to Southeast Asia, where the leaves are chewed, smoked, or consumed as tea recreationally to produce a mild intoxication. It’s similar in many ways to…

Kratom: Dangers of Withdrawal

According to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and scholarly sources, such as an article in Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry, kratom is a tree that is found in areas of Southeast Asia (Mitragyna…

Kratom Abuse

Kratom, or Mitragyna speciosa, is a tropical deciduous tree in the coffee family. It is native to Southeast Asia, and its leaves contain powerful compounds that bind to opioid receptors in…