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Full Text of 2018 HHS Letter to DEA Rescinding Kratom Ban Recommendation

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESOffice of the SecretaryOffice of the Assistant Secretary for HealthWashington, D.C. 20201 AUG 16 2018 [stamped] The Honorable Uttam DhillonActing AdministratorDrug Enforcement AdministrationU.S. Department of Justice8701 Morrissette DriveSpringfield, VA 22152 Dear Mr. Dhillon: Pursuant to the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), 21 U.S.C. § 811, I am rescinding our prior recommendation …

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44. Biomedical Educator and Research Scientist Dr. Walter Prozialeck

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44. Biomedical Educator and Research Scientist Dr. Walter Prozialeck
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My guest is Dr. Walter Prozialeck. Originally from Johnstown, PA, Dr. Prozialeck is a biomedical educator and researcher at Midwestern University in Chicago, where he served as chair of the Department of Pharmacology from 1997 to 2018. He’s been studying kratom since 2012. We talk about one of the first research reviews published on kratom …

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Why the AHRQ Review On Chronic Pain Matters

December 2020 The Agency for Healthcare and Research Quality (AHRQ) is currently conducting a systematic review on plant-based treatment for chronic pain. Their goal: “identify alternative treatments (to opioids) with equal or better benefits for pain while avoiding potential unintended consequences.” Specifically, they will be reviewing the benefits and potential harms of cannabinoids and kratom. …

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41. Electrocution Recovery with Maxime Ruel

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41. Electrocution Recovery with Maxime Ruel
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My guest is Maxime Ruel from Quebec Canada. Max was a construction worker who was electrocuted on the job.. This led to extreme chronic pain that put him out of work. He eventually became homeless. After trying several medications he discovered kratom, which he says saved his life. This is Maxime Ruel, and this is …

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34. Rod The Steelworker Switches to Kratom From Norco for Chronic Pain

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34. Rod The Steelworker Switches to Kratom From Norco for Chronic Pain
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Rod the Steelerworker is from Michigan and has been a steelworker for 24 years. As a young man his hobbies were skateboarding and 4-wheeling. As a result of those hobbies, a career doing repetitive physical labor, along with Degenerative Disk Disease, diverticulitis, and IBS, he suffers from chronic pain. A prescription to Norco led him …

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31. A Kratom and Cannabis Success Story with Jacob Ringstad

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31. A Kratom and Cannabis Success Story with Jacob Ringstad
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Jacob Ringstad never liked opiates. But at 18 he was diagnosed with Degenerative Disk Disease. At 19 he was injured in car accidents. This would lead to over a decade of managing chronic pain with opiates. Three years ago Jacob decided to get sober for the sake of his daughter. Using kratom and cannabis, Jacob …

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24. Kratom Gave Me My Life Back with Kami Ann Davis

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24. Kratom Gave Me My Life Back with Kami Ann Davis
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My guest is Kami Ann Davis. Kami was in a rafting accident in her 20s that led to a life of chronic pain.. She went on to become a nurse. The physical strain of nursing combined with the opioid medications for her chronic pain led her to search for an alternative. Kami discovered kratom has …

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11. Combatting Scoliosis with Kendell Clark

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11. Combatting Scoliosis with 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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4. Escaping Chronic Pain with Amy Wike

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4. Escaping Chronic Pain with Amy Wike
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My guest this week is Amy Wike from Kansas. Several years ago Amy worked at a meat processing plant. The physical strain of the job left her with permanent chronic pain. Her medication was latered tapered off by her doctor. The pain didn’t go away until Amy discovered kratom… Written and produced by Brian Gallagher. …

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A disabled veteran with cancer was just evicted by the VA. He needs your help.

HELP DREW TURNER VIA GOFUNDME HELP DREW TURNER VIA VENMO Drew Turner is the US Navy veteran who served in Iraq and appeared in the kratom documentary on Netflix, A Leaf of Faith. Facing financial troubles as a result of his disabilities, Drew found out on August 29 that he might be facing eviction. On …

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