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60. Mr. Boston on Surviving 3 Near Death Experiences, Chronic Pain, and Multiple Sclerosis

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60. Mr. Boston on Surviving 3 Near Death Experiences, Chronic Pain, and Multiple Sclerosis
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Mr. Boston, who chooses to remain anonymous, was pushed out of a tree at the age of 13 where he got a slipped disk and went on a regimen of gradually stronger and stronger opioids. Living with chronic pain, he later developed an even more painful autoimmune disorder, which he says feels like being attacked …

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59. Dr. Lance McMahon, Chair of University of Florida College of Pharmacy Dept of Pharmacodynamics

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59. Dr. Lance McMahon, Chair of University of Florida College of Pharmacy Dept of Pharmacodynamics
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Dr. Lance McMahon is Chair of the Department of Pharmacodynamics at University of Florida College of Pharmacy, a college that has been at the forefront of kratom research. Dr. McMahon studies the mechanism of action of the multiple kratom alkaloids and how they function alone and in concert on our various brain receptors. His lab …

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Journal Club #24: Kratom-Induced Psychosis? A Case Report

Journal Club with Dr. Jonathan Cachat
Journal Club with Dr. Jonathan Cachat
Journal Club #24: Kratom-Induced Psychosis? A Case Report
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Dr. Jonathan Cachat and host Brian Gallagher look at a case report of a supposed kratom-induced psychosis out of a student team from West Virginia University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry, advised by MDs Alexander Muacevic and John R Adler. A 43 year old man combat veteran with six tours of duty, traumatic brain …

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58. New York Times Bestselling Author Maia Szalavitz on harm reduction, addiction, and her new book “Undoing Drugs”

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58. New York Times Bestselling Author Maia Szalavitz on harm reduction, addiction, and her new book "Undoing Drugs"
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Maia Szalavitz is a journalist and New York Times bestselling author who has written about drugs, addiction, and neuroscience for 30 years. Today she talks with host Brian Gallagher about her new book, Undoing Drugs: The Untold Story of Harm Reduction and the Future of Addiction, why drug policy has failed, how policy based on …

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57. Representatives of PPHI, the Indonesian Farmers’ Co-Op

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57. Representatives of PPHI, the Indonesian Farmers' Co-Op
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Transcript available here https://www.kratomscience.com/2021/08/12/transcript-of-kratom-science-podcast-57-representatives-of-pphi-indonesian-farmers-co-op/ This episode is a result of an interview I conducted with members of the Horticulture Entrepreneurship Association of Indonesia (PPHI). Brian speaks to Mr. Fadli Ashari, translator for Mr. Suhairi Ery, Daily Chairman of PPHI and Mr. Jamaluddin Junaid, one of PPHI’s kratom farmers. Because of translation issues, we agreed on …

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Journal Club #23: Kratom alkaloid combo shown to help chemotherapy drug in killing cancer cells, more research needed

Journal Club with Dr. Jonathan Cachat
Journal Club with Dr. Jonathan Cachat
Journal Club #23: Kratom alkaloid combo shown to help chemotherapy drug in killing cancer cells, more research needed
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Please comment by August 9, 2021 to tell HHS/WHO to please keep kratom legal worldwide. Politely share your kratom story here, make sure you get a confirmation email and tracking number, and under “What are you commenting about?” Select “International Government – I0037” https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2021/07/23/2021-15685/international-drug-scheduling-convention-on-psychotropic-substances-single-convention-on-narcotic?fbclid=IwAR1jTz7JSte491H5eTQBwjrivN4Y60s1t-kIPc1iy9UvnjfY2kkwHNFuBvM Disclaimer: None of the content on this podcast or on KratomScience.com …

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Enter your kratom story into the public record to help keep kratom legal worldwide

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Enter your kratom story into the public record to help keep kratom legal worldwide
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https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2021/07/23/2021-15685/international-drug-scheduling-convention-on-psychotropic-substances-single-convention-on-narcotic?fbclid=IwAR1jTz7JSte491H5eTQBwjrivN4Y60s1t-kIPc1iy9UvnjfY2kkwHNFuBvM PUBLIC COMMENTS OPEN UNTIL AUGUST 9. This is a wonderful opportunity to enter your kratom story in the public record in the United States. Using the link above, your comment, as long as it’s polite and not overly angry, will be entered into the Federal Register! This comment could influence how the World Health …

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56. Injuries, Pain, Cancer, Heart Attack, Endometriosis, Suicide Attempt: A Survival Story w/ Amanda Marie

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56. Injuries, Pain, Cancer, Heart Attack, Endometriosis, Suicide Attempt: A Survival Story w/ Amanda Marie
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Amanda Marie is a farmer and construction worker living in New Mexico. She had been severely injured due to a skating accident when she was 13, and later a car accident for which she developed lifelong chronic pain. She went on to develop Fibromyalgia, Multiple Sclerosis, and had a heart attack before she was diagnosed …

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55. Dr. Kirsten Smith of National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

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55. Dr. Kirsten Smith of National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
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Dr. Kirsten Smith is a post-doc fellow at National Institute on Drug Abuse. With a background in social work and working with communities with substance use disorder, Dr. Smith was instrumental in introducing kratom research to NIDA’s Intramural Research Program, where she works in the in the Real-world Assessment, Prediction, and Treatment Unit. Dr. Smith …

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Journal Club #22: Accelerated Solvent Extracts of Kratom

Journal Club with Dr. Jonathan Cachat
Journal Club with Dr. Jonathan Cachat
Journal Club #22: Accelerated Solvent Extracts of Kratom
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Neuroscientist Dr. Jon Cachat and host Brian Gallagher look at a study from University of Science in Malaysia that studies kratom extracts using various solvents: water, methanol, ethanol, and ethyl acetate. The technique they use, accelerated solvent extracting, uses less time and a lower amount of solvent for a safer and more environmentally friendly extraction …

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