The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) announced August 31 that they plan to ban kratom in the United States as of September 30, causing panic and outrage to the thousands who use the leaves, which are. Kratom, the original name used in Thailand, is a member of the Rubiaceae family. Other members of the Rubiaceae family include coffee and gardenia. The leaves of kratom are consumed either by chewing, or by drying and smoking, putting into capsules, tablets or extract, or by boiling into a tea. The effects are unique in that stimulation occurs. Learn more about Kratom uses, effectiveness, possible side effects, interactions, dosage, user ratings and products that contain Kratom r/kratom: Welcome to the place for discussion of kratom. Feel free to share helpful hints, tips, and news about kratom. Listen to grandma, she says that Kratom makes you dumb and causes hallucinations and death. Let's make moonshine and smoke meth but Kratom is the worst, let heroin and prescription drugs control the lives of many helpless people. That's what those States are like. Glad I'm in Pennsylvania and I'm also thankful for our governor. Tennessee SB0048 | 2013-2014 | 108th General Assembly Tennessee Code Title 55 Chapter 10 Part 4 - Alcohol and Drug Related Offenses Tennessee Code Title 39 Chapter 17 Part 4 - Drugs I didn’t find the specific penalties for distribution. The Authoritative Source For All Things Kratom: Latest news, research, and information about kratom, the science behind kratom, and kratom advocacy worldwide. Kratom has become popular as a recreational drug and has been promoted with claims that it can improve moods, relieve pain and help with opiate addiction. As of 2013, kratom and key extracts have been studied in cells and in animals, but no clinical trials have been conducted in the United States. Charged with possession of Kratom- need help! 3 years 7 months ago 10206. michaels; Visitor Hey Kratomizer! As Ziggy mentioned, Wisconsin is currently in the process of descheduling Kratom. It's not something that they're 100% sure they're going to do, but I'm confident that with Paul and Susan's work to support Kratom that they will do the right thing and deschedule Speciosa. That being said.