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An Impressive Power Coalition Is Building Pressure on a the Feds to Rescind a Ridiculous Ban on a Once-Legal Opioid

Click here for reuse options! Members of Congress are joining the rising chorus of researchers, scientists, drug reformers, addicts, and patients calling on the DEA to reconsider. In a last ditch bid to stop the DEA from criminalizing an herb widely hailed for its ability to treat pain, depression, and anxiety, and help people wean themselves from more dangerous opioid pain relievers, a bipartisan group of lawmakers sent a letter to the agency Monday asking it to reconsider its decision to place kratom on Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act.
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