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KCPA and GMP: Which Is Best for Kratom Buyers?

KCPA and GMP Kratom legality

Kratom has a multitude of beneficial properties. Yet, there is a lack of country-wide regulations to ensure the purity and quality of kratom. Therefore, it’s crucial to buy Mitragyna speciosa products from a reputable vendor. Else, you risk exposing yourself to harmful adulterants, pathogens, bacteria, or heavy metals. Kratom vendors have started addressing the issue […]

What Is the AKA GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) Program?

Kratom Good Manufacturing Practice GMP

While many claim that kratom is harmful, what’s exponentially more harmful is a lack of laws or regulations which would make it more complicated or impossible for adulterated and contaminated kratom to reach the buyers. Sadly, for a long time, such regulations did not exist. Beginning in 2019, various states across the US started passing […]

New Bill to Regulate Kratom in Oklahoma

Regulate Kratom in Oklahoma

In the past, there has been an intent to ban kratom in Oklahoma. However, due to help from kratom supporters, the efforts to schedule kratom did not succeed. Now, the state is reviewing a new bill. If it passes, Oklahoma will regulate kratom. On February 3, 2020, Republican Daniel Pae introduced the Oklahoma Kratom Consumer […]

Bill Proposing to Regulate Kratom in Missouri and Another to Ban It

Regulate kratom in Missouri

At this time, kratom is legal in Missouri. Yet, there are no laws or regulations to ensure that its residents get access to pure and high-quality kratom. Moreover, a few counties have considered banning kratom altogether. However, none of them succeeded. This time around, a new bill may regulate kratom in Missouri Kratom Consumer Protection […]

Rhode Island May Decriminalize and Regulate Kratom

Regulate kratom in Rhode Island

While kratom is legal in most US states, Rhode Island is among a few of the states that decided to ban kratom. However, this can change in the near future. A new bill may decriminalize and regulate kratom in Rhode Island. Kratom Ban in Rhode Island In 2017, the authorities of Rhode Island included the […]

Kratom Legality: Vermont May Decriminalize Kratom

Kratom legality Vermont

The state of Vermont decided to make the two primary alkaloids in kratom illegal in 2016. However, kratom legality in Vermont may change in the near future. While a number of Vermont lawmakers oppose kratom, there are also some that are considering decriminalizing kratom and a few other regulated plants. Bill to Restore Kratom Legality […]

This Bill May Regulate Kratom in Oregon in 2020

Regulate kratom in Oregon

While kratom is legal in Oregon, it is unregulated. Because of that, a few issues have affected kratom buyers in Oregon and other locations across the United States. This may change as a new bill to regulate kratom in Oregon has been introduced. Oregon-Based Vendors Selling Contaminated Kratom in 2018 In 2018, Salmonella-contaminated kratom reached […]

Kratom Legality: Is Kratom a Controlled Substance?

Is kratom a controlled substance

Due to the increasing popularity of kratom both among the population as well as in the media, many people wonder whether kratom is a controlled substance. Is Kratom a Controlled Substance? In the United States, kratom is not a controlled substance on a federal level. It is legal in most states. Moreover, there is a […]

What Is The American Kratom Association and What Does It Do?

American Kratom Association AKA

If you’ve been a kratom buyer and supporter for some time, you’ve likely come across news about the American Kratom Association, or AKA for short. So, you may be interested in what the American Kratom Association is, what it does, and why it is necessary. Let’s take a closer look at the most important organization […]

How to Become a Kratom Advocate and Support Kratom?

Become a kratom advocate

Kratom advocates are the people who continuously spread positive word about kratom and work to ensure that kratom remains legal. On multiple occasions, kratom advocates have made a massive difference by preventing bans from occurring or persuading the authorities to look deeper into kratom and choose a decision that the kratom community would benefit from […]