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14. Oklahoma Rep. Daniel Pae

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14. Oklahoma Rep. Daniel Pae
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My guest for Episode 14 is Representative Daniel Pae from Lawton, Oklahoma. He represents District 62 in the Oklahoma House. Mr. Pae was elected student body president at Oklahoma University, where he earned bachelor’s degrees in political science and economics and a master’s degree in Public Administration. In 2018, Mr Pae won his house seat …

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13. Drew Turner

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13. Drew Turner
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My guest is Drew Turner. Drew is a kratom activist and consumer who appeared in the documentary A Leaf of Faith. He is a Navy veteran, and As a result of his service, Drew suffers from PTSD, Meige syndrome, and has recently completed chemotherapy. He drinks kratom tea as a part of his wellness routine. …

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12. Melody Woolf

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12. Melody Woolf
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My guest is Melody Woolf from Kalamazoo Michigan. Melody suffered from a number of conditions that gave her excruciating chronic pain including fibromyalgia and spinal stenosis. She was mostly home-bound and had to use a wheelchair, walker, and opiates to get her through the day. She discovered kratom six years ago and now walks, bikes, …

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11. Kendell Clark

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11. Kendell Clark
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My guest is Kendell Clark from Great Saline, Texas. Kendell was diagnosed with scoliosis after a fall he had. He was prescribed Tramadol for the chronic pain, and became addicted to it. Kendell is one of the many thousands of people for whom kratom helped break an opiate addiction.  Kendell left some comments on KratomScience.com …

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10. Essiac Tea with Bernice Gallagher

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10. Essiac Tea with Bernice Gallagher
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My guest for Episode 10 is my mum, Bernice Gallagher. In 1998 Bernice was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor and was given one to five years to live. Along with chemotherapy and radiation, she drank an herbal tea called Essiac. Bernice believes this tea helped her to fight the cancer, and stay in full …

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9. Kratom in France, Mississippi, and the Media

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9. Kratom in France, Mississippi, and the Media
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This week: Kratom banned in France, Mississippi State Senator Chuck Younger announces he’ll introduce a bill to ban kratom in his state, and we examine kratom as covered in media over the past week.  Produced by Brian Gallagher for https://www.kratomscience.com/ Reference links: Kratom Science Europe post https://www.kratomscience.eu/kratom-in-france/ ANSM press release https://ansm.sante.fr/S-informer/Points-d-information-Points-d-information/Inscription-du-kratom-sur-la-liste-des-psychotropes-Point-d-Information#_ftn1 Article about France’s kratom …

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8. Anonymous from Mississippi

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8. Anonymous from Mississippi
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Kratom consumers are being threatened in Mississippi. A task force made up of law enforcement officers is lobbying county and town councils in an effort to ban kratom. They are called the Lowndes County Crime and Addiction Task Force. Their efforts have resulted in bans in dozens of towns and counties, mostly in Northeast Mississippi. …

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7. Nina Ajdin

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7. Nina Ajdin
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Nina Ajdin grew up in war-torn Bosnia before her family immigrated into the United States. She later contracted a skin disease called topical steroid withdrawal. Nina’s story was featured on NPR, Daily Mail, and Kratomscience.com. In 2019 after years of illness that kept her home-bound, Nina started a full time job. She also testified to …

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6. Boston Kratom Guy

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6. Boston Kratom Guy
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My guest this week is the Boston Kratom Guy, Mike Oversteet. Mike has a podcast called the Kratom Guy Show. He’s an outspoken kratom warrior. He’s not only a kratom vendor, he’s also a client. The third guy named Mike we’ve had on the show. Ladies and gentleman, Mike Overstreet, the Boston Kratom Guy…. For more information on …

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5. Michael Carr

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5. Michael Carr
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My guest this week is Michael Carr. He’s originally from Philadelphia and currently resides in Jacksonville Florida. Michael takes kratom for anxiety, depression, and chronic pain. He’s growing his own Rifat kratom tree in his backyard, and hopes to one day grow enough kratom at home for a personal supply. For more information on all …

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