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The Internet Beats the DEA Over Kratom

Many libertarians believe that technology helps protect our freedoms from excessive government.  That seems to have worked in this case: The Drug Enforcement Administration is reversing a widely criticized decision that would have banned the use of kratom, a plant that researchers say could help mitigate the effects of the opioid epidemic. Citing the public outcry and a need to obtain more research, the DEA is withdrawing its notice of intent to ban the drug, according to a preliminary document that will be posted to the Federal Register Thursday.
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