Kratom Executive Summaries

We stay up to date on everything related to kratom. It’s our business, and we want you to know that you can count on us to know what's going on with mitragyna speciosa in the U.S. and around the world. We track the science, the politics, the business, and everything that doesn’t fall neatly into a category - like the herb itself.

We’ve decided to share our research with you in a condensed, easy to read format. Kratom Executive Summaries will highlight current and past news and research. We’ll give you the key takeaways, and link back to the original sources so you can read or watch the original full versions.

Kratom is controversial. We’ll share information from all points of view. And we’ll weigh in on occasion as to the credibility of some items.


Thailand legalizes kratom

Criminal penalties for the sale and possession of kratom were discontinued in Thailand in late August...

Discover Magazine takes a comprehensive look at kratom information

Writer Gabe Allen reviewed the history and science of kratom in the United States. The article is dated August 3, 2021 and appears in Discover Magazine. Here are the highlights in our executive summar...

Kratom researcher outlines key points in studying its effects

Care must be taken to look "only at the science," says Dr. Abisheak Sharma ...

Kratom detractors chastened for “embarrassingly poor evidence”

Recent rehash of failed effort to ban kratom exposes the weakness of the case against it...

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