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How Athletes are Advocating for CBD

From athletes to the elderly, all kinds of people seem to appreciate CBD. Some athletes have been especially vocal about their support for cannabidiol. What is it about these natural products that have established such a following? There are many different reasons athletes buy CBD, and we’ll dive into a...

Understanding the Shinholser Report on Kratom

John Shinholser recently released a report about kratom products and the substance abuse community. Shinholser is the president and co-founder of the McShin Foundation, which has been operating since 2004 and is now Virginia’s largest Authentic Recovery Community Organization. His work in substance abuse has earned him multiple awards and...

10 Questions Kratom Powder Users Should Answer

When people talk about kratom, they’re talking about the leaves of the mitragyna speciosa tree. The difference between this and many other plants is that kratom has become a hot topic and a politicized issue here in the United States. As a result, there is a lot of misinformation going...

Tell the FDA How Kratom Has Worked for You

More than 70,000 people in the United States died from drug overdoses in 2019. In the past five years, almost half a million Americans have died because of drug overdoses. Highly-addictive opioid drugs cause many of those overdoses. Scientific researchers from Johns Hopkins University and other organizations have concluded that...

Now Is the Time to Tell the CDC How Kratom Has Worked in Your Life

If you buy kratom to improve your quality of life, tell the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The American Kratom Association (AKA) has said many times that citizens should advocate for kratom to protect this plant’s legal status here in the United States. While anecdotal stories can’t fill...

White Vein Kratom Buying Guide

A Guide to Buying White Vein Kratom There are many different kratom blends, but we normally talk about them in terms of color. Different colors of kratom are normally associated with their own unique properties, which is why so many people tend to gravitate toward one type or the other....

What Is a cGMP Facility and Why It Matters to Kratom Consumers?

If you’ve been shopping for the best kratom online, you might have noticed the acronym cGMP or GMP. Depending on which is used, it stands for either Current Good Manufacturing Practices or just Good Manufacturing Practices. This designation is important to people who want to buy kratom online and rest...

Gold Vein Kratom Buying Guide

Most kratom is discussed in terms of color. The veins and stems of kratom leaves can vary in color, and different colors of kratom are associated with different characteristics. The color of a kratom leaf can give you hints about the natural chemical composition of the plant. We normally talk...

COVID-19 and Kratom, Myths and Truth

Kratom has been made a political issue. On one hand, that’s helped more people become aware of this plant. On the other hand, it has also led to the rapid spread of misinformation about kratom. The American Kratom Association (AKA) is one of the biggest allies for the kratom community,...

Red Vein Kratom Buyers Guide

When you’re new to kratom, you’ll quickly get used to seeing it categorized by color. We normally talk about kratom as belonging to one of the following groups: Red Vein KratomGreen Vein KratomWhite Vein KratomGold Vein Kratom Red kratom is one of the most desirable types on the market. Leaves...