We Are NOT Criminals!!

It is my understanding that you are interested in hearing about people’s experience with kratom. I am a 61-yr-old wife, grandmother and homeowner. I am not an addict. I have never had addiction issues, nor am I seeking a cheap ‘legal’ high. Until recently, I’ve been a compliant chronic pain patient who has never once abused my prescription pain medications. 

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Kelly Devine
EPISODE 61: CHRIS MCCURDY DISCUSSES KRATOM AND THE OPIOID CRISIS

Chris is a medicinal chemist and behavioral pharmacologist at the University of Florida who is internationally known as an expert on kratom, a botanical mixture that has been shown to help people struggling with addiction. He recently became president of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, and has spent his career focusing on the design, synthesis and development of drugs to treat pain and drug abuse.

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Kelly Devine
A Testimony by Andrea Pennington

My name is Andrea Pennington. 8 years ago my husband, Justin Pennington, was in a head on collision. While taking the FDA approved drug zolpidem aka Ambien, he was asleep, got into a car and drove two miles while asleep.

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Kelly Devine
Kratom is Not Another Dangerous Opioid Like the FDA Portrays it to Be

Over the last several months, the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb M.D. has issued several aggressive and misleading statements in a continued attempt to target the natural botanical commonly known as kratom. Kratom, scientific name Mitragyna Speciosa, is a traditional tealeaf that belongs to the Mitragyna species and is a member of the Rubiaceae family which is the same as coffee. It has been used since at least the 19th century in its indigenous place of origin in Southeast Asia for various beneficial qualities. This tropical tree is used in its raw plant form and the dried leaves are used to make a tea.

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Kelly Devine