Kratom Reversal Called Sign of Cultural Shift at DEA

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Mitrayna Speciosa (Kratom). Photo by Vomo Vitruviano via Flickr

Easing access to kratom reflects the agency's stepped-up community outreach under acting director Chuck Rosenberg, who is "talking about addiction as being a disease." Grant Smith of the Drug Policy Alliance calls the outcome "a truly remarkable moment" after DEA had ignored science and public opinion . . .

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