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G_j

(40,372 posts)
Thu Sep 1, 2016, 12:51 PM Sep 2016

Please do not make Kratom a Schedule I Substance [View all]

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/please-do-not-make-kratom-schedule-i-substance


WE THE PEOPLE ASK THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO TELL US WHAT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS DOING ABOUT AN ISSUE:

Please do not make Kratom a Schedule I Substance

Created by P.M. on August 30, 2016

30,478 SIGNED 100,000 GOAL

Schedule I drugs, substances, or chemicals are defined as drugs with no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse.

This is not true for Kratom, it has been shown numerous times in reports from users to help recovering Opiate addicts, treat pain, combat depression and anxiety, and much more. Deaths that involve Kratom being a persons' system have always been from the result of mixing Kratom with other drugs, rather than Kratom alone. In states that banned Kratom, Alabama specifically, opiate usage and deaths went up after Kratom was banned in the state. Please stop the DEA from scheduling Kratom as Schedule I, there are many people who will suffer from this.

Sign Petition

Sources:

http://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2094342

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3670991/
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K and R. NaturalHigh Sep 2016 #1
Same here... I'm really surprised by this action as lots of jack_krass Sep 2016 #2
simply insane G_j Sep 2016 #3
I've never heard of Kratom. Control-Z Sep 2016 #4
It's a natural herb Revanchist Sep 2016 #5
Such devastating news... welivetotreadonkings Sep 2016 #6
KICK. Please everybody sign this petition. This herb had helped so many people jack_krass Sep 2016 #7
k G_j Sep 2016 #8
I signed the petition anarch Sep 2016 #9
Caffeine delivered by way of coffee is my addictive psychoactive drug of choice. nt tblue37 Sep 2016 #15
Kicked and signed. pamela Sep 2016 #10
The DEA is corrupt Calculating Sep 2016 #11
The whole idea of a Schedule I drug is ridiculous. RAFisher Sep 2016 #12
where are they threatening to do that? wildbilln864 Sep 2016 #13
They've done it. pamela Sep 2016 #14
How do they get to decide these things for us!? wildbilln864 Sep 2016 #16
It's not over till it's over. Crunchy Frog Sep 2016 #18
Thats good to hear... Lucinda Sep 2016 #20
Signed the petition. Thank you for posting. Crunchy Frog Sep 2016 #17
Huge K&R - I've used Kratom myself, to help when I am backing down my pain med levels Lucinda Sep 2016 #19
Giving this a kick. n/t Crunchy Frog Sep 2016 #21
Because prohibition has worked so well for everything else. Warren DeMontague Sep 2016 #22
k&r (eom) CanSocDem Sep 2016 #23
not sure what it is or does but the 'refined plant' floods in asian shipments to the USA Sunlei Sep 2016 #24
Everything Not Compulsory Must Be Illegal TheSarcastinator Sep 2016 #25
Rufus T. Firefly said it best SwankyXomb Sep 2016 #26
61,141 SIGNED, needs 100,000. nt G_j Sep 2016 #27
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