AKA letter to CDC on Kratom reads like déjà vu when compared to claims made about prescription opiates

carter-brothers.com - 04-20

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A recent letter from the American Kratom Association (AKA) in response to a report issued by the CDC on Kratom being detected by medical examiners and coroners, reads like déjà vu when comparing it point by point to claims made by the chronic pain community about the role of prescription opiates in the drug overdose crisis, the need for more research, details on drug sources and a separation of concerns between treatment for chronic pain and opioid use disorder.