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Jul 16, 2019, 13:10 ET The American Kratom Association Strongly Endorses Dr. Jack Henningfield's Review That Questions The Conclusions Related To Kratom Safety In The Eggleston Et Al. Brief Report On "Kratom Use And Toxicities In The United States"

The American Kratom Association (AKA), representing more than 15 million kratom consumers in the United States, strongly endorsed the review and...


Apr 18, 2019, 13:38 ET The Real Headline From The CDC Report On Kratom Being Detected In Medical Examiner And Coroner Reports

The American Kratom Association (AKA) released a response to the CDC report on kratom being detected by medical examiners and coroners in 91...


Apr 15, 2019, 19:55 ET American Kratom Association: Media Headlines Covering The CDC Report On Kratom-Involved Deaths Get It Completely Wrong!

When: Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 3:00 – 3:45 PM EDT How to join the webinar: Click in the link below and you can sign up to participate. You will then...


Dec 20, 2018, 11:00 ET FDA Fails to Provide Credible Data and Science to Justify Scheduling Kratom as Schedule I Substance

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's efforts to have kratom listed as a Schedule I substance under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) is filled...


Nov 28, 2018, 16:42 ET Leading Scientists Strongly Reject FDA 8-Factor Analysis Of Kratom, Call Upon The DEA And NIDA To Reexamine FDA Claims

Leading scientists1 have made public a 33-page letter they have sent to the heads of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the U.S. ...


Nov 20, 2018, 11:28 ET American Kratom Association Announces Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Standards for Vendors

American Kratom Association (AKA) chairman Dave Herman announced today the official launch of the AKA GMP Standards Program that looks to enhance the ...


Oct 19, 2018, 11:35 ET American Kratom Association Petitions Ohio State Board of Pharmacy To Rescind Recommendation To Schedule Kratom

Following the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy's proposal to add kratom to the list of Schedule I prohibited drugs, the American Kratom Association (AKA) ...


Oct 02, 2018, 14:52 ET Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Recommends Ban On Kratom

Dave Herman, Chairman of the American Kratom Association, strongly denounced the action by the State Board of Pharmacy on October 1, 2018 to commence ...


Sep 24, 2018, 13:34 ET FDA Death Data On Kratom Linked To Adulterated Products, Not The Kratom Plant Itself

The American Kratom Association (AKA) today called upon the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Food and Drug...


Aug 23, 2018, 10:00 ET More than 40,000 Americans Petition DEA in Support of Kratom

The American Kratom Association submitted an eleven-page letter and a petition signed by more than 40,000 Americans asking the U.S. Drug Enforcement...


Aug 21, 2018, 17:51 ET FDA Should Take A Fresh Look At Kratom Science

Referencing millions of people who depend on natural kratom for pain management and to assist in withdrawal from dangerous opioids, scientific and...


Aug 21, 2018, 11:31 ET AKA Announces GMP Standards To Protect Consumers From Adulterated Kratom Products

The American Kratom Association (AKA) published its "Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Standards for the Manufacture of Kratom Products" to provide...


Aug 14, 2018, 12:05 ET American Kratom Association Accuses FDA Of Manipulating, Obscuring, And Ignoring Science

Peer-reviewed documentation concerning 44 deaths that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cited to persuade the Drug Enforcement...


Jul 31, 2018, 15:01 ET American Kratom Association Asks The National Institute On Drug Abuse To "Follow The Science"

Concerned that the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) may be under political pressure by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in its...


Jul 30, 2018, 10:00 ET Safety Of Unadulterated Kratom Affirmed By The National Institute Of Drug Abuse

In a recent update of its official position on the botanical kratom, the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) affirmed that, "Kratom by itself is...


May 02, 2018, 10:59 ET Inaugural Kratom Leadership Summit showcases collaboration between scientists, advocates, community

More than 50 leading kratom vendors and advocacy groups gathered to discuss the future of kratom in America at the first Kratom Leadership Summit on...


Feb 08, 2018, 03:43 ET The American Kratom Association (AKA) Demands FDA Stop Its Disinformation Campaign Against Kratom

Nine leading scientists in substance addiction and safety wrote to White House Opioid Crisis Team Leader Kellyanne Conway and Acting DEA...


Jan 04, 2017, 11:22 ET 25,000-Signature Goal Set For Petition Asking President-Elect Trump To Stop DEA's War On Kratom

Less than three weeks remain for supporters of kratom to sign the petition at www.PetitionTrumpForKratom.com urging President-elect Donald Trump to...


Nov 17, 2016, 11:19 ET With 2 Weeks To Go: American Kratom Association Urges Kratom Community To "Speak Up Now!" And Get 10,000 Comments In To DEA

With exactly two weeks to go before the December 1st end to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Agency (DEA) comment period on kratom, the...


Dec 01, 2015, 05:20 ET A Step in the Right Direction in Wisconsin

The American Kratom Association (AKA), a consumer based nonprofit formed in an effort to protect and support the right of all Americans to use the...