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Florida Bill Would Make Kratom a Controlled Substances

Legislation has been filed in Florida’s Legislature to make kratom illegal. State Representative Kristin Jacobs (D-Coconut Creek) filed House Bill 183 on Friday. It would add Mitragynine and Hydroxymitragynine, compounds found in Kratom, to the state’s list of controlled substances. Recently the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced it was making kratom a Schedule 1 drug at the …

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10 Days Remaining for Public Comment on Proposed Kratom Ban

At the end of August the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced that it would soon be making kratom illegal. Not only that, they planned to place it as a Schedule 1 drug alongside hard drugs such as heroin, indicating that it’s one of the most dangerous substances known to man. The backlash from the public …

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DEA Withdraws Ban on Kratom, Opens Up Public Comment Period

In a surprising move the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has announced that they are withdrawing their recently-announced emergency ban on kratom – which would have placed it as a schedule 1 drug – and instead are opening up a public comment period. The announcement was made on a post in the Federal Register. The public …

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Ban on Kratom Delayed

At the end of August the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced that they are making kratom illegal, placing it as a Schedule 1 drug alongside heroin, cannabis and other substances deemed to be the most dangerous in the world. The move was initially set to become official today, September 30th, but DEA spokesperson Russ Baer …

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