Kratom is again under attack by the United States government. On November 14, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., who has previously worked as a consultant to pharmaceutical giants like GlaxoSmithKline and Bristol-Myers Squibb, issued a statement on the FDA’s advisory about the “deadly risks associated with kratom.”
The statement includes false information about the dangers of kratom — dangers that can more truthfully be applied to drugs from firms that employed Gottlieb in the past and that have paid billions for FDA approval.
Now more than ever it is important to share the truth about kratom and its benefits in quelling America’s opioid epidemic.
One of the simplest ways to share info about the benefits of kratom is via the “Kratom by the Numbers” infographic below from the American Kratom Association: