31. 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…

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25. Misty Brown

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Misty Brown was diagnosed with Degenerative Disk Disease in 2008 which led to an 11 year addiction to opiate painkillers. After being fired from pain management and detoxing, Misty watched…

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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…

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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…

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PA House resolution seeking regulatory guidance from the FDA contains language explaining why it shouldn’t

A proposed resolution introduced to the Pennsylvania House on Tuesday, September 3rd would officially request guidelines for kratom regulation in the state from none other than the FDA. HR460's primary…

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Naperville IL City Council votes to remove kratom ban from proposed ordinance, but still has to vote on ordinance Sept 3

A motion to change the language of a proposed ordinance calling for a ban on kratom passed on Tuesday night at the Naperville IL City Council meeting. The ordinance, which…

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