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Philadelphia Inquirer’s continuing attacks on the kratom community

In the last year Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Mari A. Schaefer has written several articles with headlines like “Deaths from kratom, sold as an herbal supplement, are rising”. Her colleague Scott Sturgis, an editor at the Inquirer, is suing a kratom vendor after his son Caleb died in a car accident. The Chester County, Pa coroner …

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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 sponsor is Rep. Jim Struzzi. It is co-sponsored by other representatives from rural PA counties (contact info below). Many kratom consumers have been commenting on …

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URGENT! PA House Rep Wants to Ban Kratom in Pennsylvania

If you do nothing else, please find your representative in the PA State House and tell them you want to keep kratom legal! https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/home/findyourlegislator/ Pennsylvania State Representative Scott Conkin announces his intention to introduce a bill to add kratom to the Schedule 1 list of controlled substances in the state. On Wednesday, April 10, Conklin …

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