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Herbal supplement kratom contains opioids, regulators say

Posted by M. C. on February 7, 2018

44 deaths, really! Nameless “authorities” and “regulators” should maybe look elsewhere.

In 1999, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) reported that up to 98,000 people die each year due to hospital mistakes.

The FDA is doing the killing-to the competition to their “authority” and big pharma’s bottom line..

https://www.yahoo.com/news/herbal-supplement-kratom-contains-opioids-203218575.html

U.S. health authorities say an herbal supplement promoted as an alternative pain remedy contains the same chemicals found in opioids, the addictive family of drugs at the center of a national addiction crisis.

The Food and Drug Administration analysis, published Tuesday, makes it more likely that the supplement, kratom, could be banned by the federal government.

The FDA also said it has identified 44 reports of death involving kratom since 2011, up from 36 reported in November…

Be seeing you

prison bars

 

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