Category Archives: Kratom Legislation News

Staying up to date with the latest kratom legislation news isn’t always easy. While kratom remains legal in most locations across America, the authorities frequently review kratom legality.

Some states focus on banning kratom. In the meantime, others are looking for ways to regulate it. Such is the case with the Kratom Consumer Protection Act.

Here you will find posts on kratom ban updates and legality across the US. If you’d like to be notified about the latest kratom legislation news in your area, please subscribe to our newsletter. For the current legal status in your state, please check out our main kratom legality article.

Federal Clarity for Kratom Consumers Act Explained

Capitol building in Washington DC, where bills like the Federal Clarity for Kratom Consumers Act are being reviewed

On December 20, 2022, the United States Senate and House of Representatives introduced the “Federal Clarity for Kratom Consumers Act” (S.5316 & H.R.9634). This piece of legislation intends to protect access to kratom products. U.S. Senators Mike Lee (R-UT) and Cory Booker (D-NJ), as well as Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI), sponsored it. What Is the […]

Is Kratom Legal in Kansas in 2023?

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Kansas, nicknamed the Sunflower State, is literally the center of the US. That’s because the Geographic Center of the Contiguous US is located in Lebanon, Kansas. You’d think that Kansas City is the main city in Kansas. Well, in actuality, Kansas City refers to two cities, one that’s located in Kansas and another in neighboring Missouri. Both are situated […]

Is Kratom Legal in Florida in 2023?

Kratom Legality: Is kratom legal in Florida

Florida, also known as the Sunshine State, is the fourth largest state by population, with slightly over 21 million people. It’s the southernmost state of the US and home to Disney World, the most popular tourist destination in Florida. It’s also where you can find Key West, the southernmost point of the US, and St. […]

Is Kratom Legal in Wisconsin in 2023?

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Cheese isn’t everything there is to Wisconsin. It’s also a state with approximately 15,000 lakes and close to 8,000 rivers and streams. Getting work done on a computer with a QWERTY keyboard? You have Wisconsin to thank for that. It was a Wisconsinite who invented the QWERTY layout. And the blender was the brainchild of another. […]

Is Kratom Legal in Illinois in 2023?

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The 6th most populous state in the US, Illinois is the birthplace of Ronald Reagan and Robert Wadlow, the tallest man in the world. Chicago, the largest city in Illinois, is nicknamed the Windy City though it isn’t the windiest city in the country. It isn’t even in the top 10. Yet, it has a […]

Is Kratom Legal in Louisiana in 2023?

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Louisiana got its name after King Louis XIV of France and means “the Land of Louis.” It’s popular for Mardi Gras and the French Quarter in New Orleans, its largest city. It’s also the birthplace of jazz and another popular Louis – jazz virtuoso Louis Armstrong. Louisiana is the only state in the US that […]

Is Kratom Legal in Oregon in 2023?

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Oregon is the 33rd state of the United States. It’s the state with the most ghost towns in the country. It’s also the home of Crater Lake, the deepest lake in the US, and Hell’s Canyon, the deepest river-cut canyon in the nation. It’s also where you can find the largest living organism in the […]

Is Kratom Legal in Georgia in 2023?

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Georgia is the largest state by area to the east of the Mississippi River. Its capital Atlanta is the home of Coca-Cola. It’s also where Martin Luther King was born. The Peach State has 350 species of birds as well as an island named after Blackbeard, the famous pirate. Legend has it that he buried […]

Is Kratom Legal in Maryland in 2023?

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Maryland may be a small state, but it has played quite a big role in American history. Its capital Annapolis is the sailing capital of the world. It has also been the capital of the US for a period of time. In colonial times, it was known as the “Athens of America,” where one could […]

Is Kratom Legal in Mississippi in 2023?

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Mississippi State owes its name to the Mississippi River. This state is the birthplace of blues, Elvis Presley, and root beer. Interestingly, the University of Mississippi is where you can find the Marijuana Research Facility. It is the only facility that receives federal funding to grow and research the medical properties of marijuana. You may expect […]