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Crunchy Frog

(26,753 posts)
17. Signed the petition. Thank you for posting.
Sun Sep 4, 2016, 03:18 AM
Sep 2016

I've never tried it, and only recently become aware of its existence, but am nevertheless following this story very closely. It seems like this herb is helping an awful lot of people who would otherwise be in intractible pain, have substance abuse or addiction issues, or problems with depression and anxiety.

As someone who suffers from chronic, treatment resistant depression and anxiety, it's possible that I could have gotten help from this, where I have not been helped by any pharmacueticals out there, and now I will probably never have the chance to find out.

Some good places to follow this issue:
https://www.reddit.com/r/kratom/

The facebook page for the American Kratom Association, https://www.facebook.com/Americankratomassociation/

A couple of good videos:





This should be of interest to anyone who is concerned about the overreach of th DEA and the drug war, whether or not you're an active user. Let's keep this kicked.
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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