The Food and Drug Administration launched the latest attack on Tuesday in a drawn-out war between regulators and patients over the safety of a popular herbal supplement called kratom, branding the plant a dangerous drug.

“Compounds in kratom make it so it isn’t just a plant — it’s an opioid,” FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb declared in a statement.

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  • The opiate epidemic, the real story is yes, some may start and addition from prescriptions, but all the overdoses is what rang the alarm bell. The overdoses come from drug users increasingly using unregulated legal gray area research chemicals. Carfentyl for instance is a not yet approved anywhere research Chemical that is a super powerful opiate, these are technically legal almost anywhere and are sneakily obtained thru online channels, and are manufactured in China, India, Pakistan etc. it is huge business for these villages in third world countries and their is zero enforcement and loads of corruption. It’s fairly easy to find websites that look like foreign pharmaceutical manufacturers, roughly half the “not ready for market approval drugs” are synthetic opiates, the rest are mostly very close to methamphetamines, and some hallucinogens like 2ce or 5meodmt.
    At the height of this a heroin knock off U47700 was easier to get on the street than real heroin.

  • I know this is an old thread but I just wanted to say don’t trust the fda. I’ve been on pain medication for years and it’s done almost nothing. As soon as I tried kratom I dropped all three medications. It doesn’t produce a high and it doesn’t have any side affects. It’s like taking an ibuprofen and your headache goes away. You don’t feel it but it works. I finally am able to get off the couch and fight back against leukemia.

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  • Kratom is the only thing that keeps me off booze when I’m in recovery. I will fight the FDA/dea tooth and nail if this goes through, and sign every petition against it I can find as well as encourage my family to do the same. These anti drug warriors can fuck off, they’re ruining lives and leaving people reliant on dangerous prescription drugs, deadly pharmacutical pain killers, heroin, and alcohol. They aren’t saving lives they are destroying them for profit on tax payers dollars.

  • Kratom is the only thing that keeps me off booze when I’m in recovery. I will fight the FDA/dea tooth and nail if this goes through, and sign every petition against it I can find as well as encourage my family to do the same. These anti drug warriors can fuck off, they’re ruining lives and leaving people reliant on dangerous prescription drugs, deadly pharmacutical pain killers, heroin, and alcohol. They aren’t saving lives they are destroying them for profit on tax payers dollars.

  • Kratom is a life saver. I have used kratom for years to help with my pain. Recently i was involved in an almost fatal accident involved hitting a tree at a very high speed. Ive been in bed 6 weeks thinking i was going to die because the hospital refused me an mri. During these 6 weeks ive been red rudden not being able to move my neck with so much pressure in my head. No pain medication would even relieve any pain. Kratom was the only thing that gave me relief. Finally got a doctor to order an mri in 2 days. I would of never lived this long without kratom.

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