Kratom Industry Seeks Legislative Support Amid Regulatory Uncertainty

In a proactive move to bypass potential FDA regulation, the American Kratom Association (AKA) is rallying for legislative support.

The AKA recently hosted an instructional webinar urging kratom users and vendors to contact their congressional representatives in favor of new legislation. The bill, co-sponsored by Republican Senator Mike Lee and Democratic Senator Cory Booker, aims to legalize kratom importation and establish a “Kratom Research Task Force.” This task force would be responsible for investigating the benefits and drawbacks of kratom within 90 days of the law’s enactment.

The AKA argues that the FDA’s current stance on kratom is based on “disinformation” and aims to correct this through legislative means.

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