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Kratom madness in the news ; our reply!

June 29, 2013 by

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We have seen a number of kratom stories in the news lately, whereby kratom was being portrayed by some websites and newspapers as a dangerous new drug. For those willing to read beyond headlines only, I have added a letter and comment from Jonny. Jonny is an active member of the Kratom Association, who spends a […]

Keep Kratom Legal !

April 3, 2012 by

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The legal status of Kratom is under threat in some places.  Due to to work of irresponsible vendors, who have been presenting it as though it’s a powerful drug or ‘legal high’,  kratom is showing up more and more on lawmakers radars. In short time only we have seen initiates from senators in the states […]

Kratom, what it is, what it does and why it should stay available

February 28, 2012 by

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Dustin, a Kratom Association member gives his personal view and shares his experiences with kratom. Dustin is worried that this great herb might be banned in the future, below he explains why it is a bad idea.   Kratom, derived from a Thai word for a species of tree known as Mitragyna speciosa, is a large tree […]

Don’t let them ban kratom, please take action!

February 28, 2012 by

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(UPDATE.  A week after this article was published , Senator Crowe decided that kratom should stay available for those who wanted and/or needed it.  Thanks to the  kratomassociation members and various kratom users who actively expressed their concerns, the senator decided to propose an age limit for kratom buyers,  a decision that was welcomed by both kratom users […]

Louisiana Lawmaker wants to ban kratom, Don’t do it!

February 16, 2012 by

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There is some serious unrest in the kratom community. A Louisiana Senator,  A.G. Crowe of   R-Pearl River, is calling for a kratom ban. In a broadcast of WWLTV  http://www.wwltv.com/news/northshore/Northshore-Lawmakers-Seeks-To-Ban-Herbal-Remedy-139325763.html  , the senator explains his motives.  “Abuse”, “harmful and dangerous” and a comparison to some street drug alternatives like bathsalts, seem to be the main motives. Again it […]

Kratom Abuse : Sense or Non Sense ?

December 1, 2011 by

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Just while I was enjoying my second cup of kratom tea today, google send me a news alert,  kratom was mentioned once more in the press. After a few clicks the top of my screen read ” Kratom Abuse”  and “tips and warning signs for parents” .   Probably another rehab clinic or prescript med […]

Keep kratom legal ! Kratom Association initiative started this week.

June 30, 2011 by

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In reaction to the growing concerns of kratom users and kratom sellers a new initiative was born earlier this week. The foundation of the first and only official Kratom Association (“KA”) . While the KA’s organization itself is still in an early stage and hardly made public, over a hundred members already signed up in […]