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01-03-2016, 07:47 AM
Here it comes guys: Government getting involved


01-03-2016, 05:52 PM
Alcohol and tobacco are addict also. The only difference is the government can get taxes and fines from DUI. If the government could tax it it would be fine

01-03-2016, 06:00 PM
Cleaner page with the original NYT article here:


Yeah, this is bad press and might hurt the business. Bummer.

I have to wonder (as everyone is I'm sure) what was in those drinks that some users were buying $60/day of -- high potency extracts? I can't see getting addicted to the powder in the same manner, since sides like nausea, buzzing, and getting way too stoned are going to interfere with the higher doses.

Another article from Apr 2014 that I hadn't seen before today... a bit more balanced:


01-03-2016, 06:43 PM
Factually they got some things 100% wrong. One of the benefits of Kratom is it does NOT cause respiratory depression like many opiates do.