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SITSA creates a new “Schedule A” that gives the Attorney General of the United States the power to ban any “analogue” of an opioid that controls pain or provides an increase of energy.

June 14, 2017

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Kratom Advocates: If you’ve had one of those days that starts with friends calling you with bad news, and the news just gets worse and worse as the day goes on – then that describes my day perfectly. On Friday of last week, Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, and Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, dropped […]

Petitioning to keep Kratom OUT of the Controlled Substance Act and Schedule I – We only have until December 1st!

November 16, 2016

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Recently I published an article with information pertaining to the rescheduling of Kratom by the U.S. Government via the DEA into Schedule I Status. Fortunately the change was at least held off long enough for people to be able to make their comments on the subject. The link to REGULATIONS.GOV where the DEA/Federal Government is […]

The DEA is accepting comments on the rescheduling of Kratom into Schedule I until December 1st…The time to comment is NOW!

November 2, 2016

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Due to be published in the “Federal Register” on August 31st, 2016 is the DEA’s “Intent to reschedule” the opioids mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine  These are the “ingredients” of the plant Kratom and they are placing it into schedule I using the “temporary scheduling provisions” of the Controlled Substances Act.  LINK     Speak now or […]

The DEA is withdrawing a proposal to ban another plant after the Internet got really mad

October 12, 2016

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By Christopher Ingraham October 12 at 10:42 AM The Drug Enforcement Administration is reversing a widely criticized decision that would have banned the use of kratom, a plant that researchers say could help mitigate the effects of the opioid epidemic. Citing the public outcry and a need to obtain more research, the DEA is withdrawing […]

Kratom Advocates Sip Tea and Seethe at White House Rally Against DEA Ban

September 22, 2016

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One user plans to move to Canada. Another plans to quit. Many more don’t know what to do. By Steven Nelson | Staff Writer Sept. 13, 2016, at 6:20 p.m. Several protest attendees brought their own bottle of kratom tea Tuesday to the White House. Those who did not were offered a Solo cup. Steven […]