Inaugural Kratom Leadership Summit showcases collaboration between scientists, advocates, community ATLANTA, GA—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 Monday, April 30. Hosted by the American Kratom Association, attendees discussed strategies to keep the plant legal despite efforts […]

What exactly is cannabidiol (CBD) and more importantly, what does it do? Those questions and more are at the heart of this comprehensive guide to one of the most fascinating and important compounds of the cannabis plant. Cannabis plants are chemical powerhouses that produce more than 400 different compounds. Not all of those compounds are […]

Late last year, the Food and Drug Administration issued a public-health advisory against the herbal supplement kratom, citing 36 deaths linked to products containing the substance, and a tenfold increase in calls involving kratom to poison control centers from 2010 to 2015. This warning arrived more than a year after the DEA announced its intent to ban kratom, placing […]