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People with psychiatric conditions report improvement after kratom use

A survey conducted from 2019-2020 found the majority of the 2,296 respondents with psychiatric conditions reported improvement in their condition following the consumption of kratom. On a scale of 1 to 10, 1 being “much worse” and 10 being “much better”, most people who use kratom (PWUK) who have been diagnosed with ADHD, PTSD, depression, …

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92. Kratom News for November 2022

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92. Kratom News for November 2022
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Brian and Kailee talk about the results of the state marijuana and psychedelics referendums from Tuesday’s election, a wrongful death lawsuit against kratom companies and the American Kratom Association in Georgia, a death in Transylvania County, North Carolina attributed to suboxone mixed with vaped kratom, a drug company is undergoing human clinical trials for a …

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Cannabis, Psychedelics Reform on the Ballot in 6 States

Nov 8 2022 Voters in Arkansas, Maryland, Missouri, North Dakota and South Dakota today will get to decide on ballot questions that will offer some form of cannabis legalization. In Colorado, a Yes on Prop 122 will decriminalize certain psychedelics. Polling indicates the Maryland initiative is likely to pass, and a majority of Missouri residents …

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91. Drew Turner Returns

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91. Drew Turner Returns
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Drew Turner is a U.S. Navy combat veteran who appeared in the documentary A Leaf of Faith. We talk about an experimental extract he tried, recreational cannabis in his home of Michigan, Biden’s federal cannabis possession pardons, the present and future of kratom and cannabis regulation could look like, rare cases of severe kratom toxicity …

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87. Kratom News for August 2022

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87. Kratom News for August 2022
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Kailee joins Brian for this month’s kratom news. Florida Drug Policy Council considers a kratom ban in the state. A Florida car accident involving a passed out man with a needle in his pocket is blamed on kratom. Big cannabis news: Bill for federal decriminalization of cannabis introduced. WNBA athlete Brittney Griner sentenced to 9 …

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Bill introduced to Federally Legalize Cannabis in the USA

On July 21, 2022, Senator Cory Booker, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, and Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden introduced the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act which will “decriminalize and deschedule cannabis, to provide for reinvestment in certain persons adversely impacted by the War on Drugs, to provide for expungement of certain cannabis offenses”. Cannabis has been …

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85. Kratom News, July 2022

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85. Kratom News, July 2022
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Kailee joins Brian to discuss the latest in kratom legal, international, and science news for July 2022. Articles discussed in this episode: PA House passes bill banning sale of Kratom to minors https://www.wkbn.com/news/pennsylvania/pa-house-passes-bill-banning-sale-of-kratom-to-minors/ Online kratom sales okayed by [Thailand’s] House https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/general/2337463/online-kratom-sales-okayed-by-house Buddhist monks banned from using cannabis, except as medicine https://www.nationmultimedia.com/in-focus/40017260 “Kratom use as more …

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62. Dr. Fabian Pitter Steinmetz, Toxicologist Who Testified at the WHO Hearing on Kratom

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62. Dr. Fabian Pitter Steinmetz, Toxicologist Who Testified at the WHO Hearing on Kratom
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Dr. Fabian Pitter Steinmetz is a senior toxicologist from Germany and an outspoken advocate for harm reduction and science-based, rational drug policy. On October 11, 2021, representing the European Coalition for Just and Effective Drug Policies, Dr. Steinmetz testified against kratom prohibition for the World Health Organization’s 44th Expert Committee on Drug Dependence . Dr. …

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61. Ethan Nadelmann, Drug Policy Alliance Founder and Host of “PSYCHOACTIVE”

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61. Ethan Nadelmann, Drug Policy Alliance Founder and Host of "PSYCHOACTIVE"
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PSYCHOACTIVE with Ethan Nadelmann https://cms.megaphone.fm/channel/psychoactive?selected=HSW1919502170My guest is one of the major critics of the War on Drugs and an advocate for science-based harm reduction policy. He is founder of the Drug Policy Alliance, an organization that’s been instrumental in marijuana legalization, and helped solicit comments for the 2016 fight to keep kratom legal, among other …

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