Stop Attempts to Criminalize Kratom
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is formally reviewing whether to ban kratom and place it the list of scheduled substances. Kratom is a medicinal plant used for centuries in Southeast Asia and currently used by many in the U.S. to overcome addiction, chronic pain and other difficult-to-treat conditions.
The DEA tried to place kratom in Schedule I last year, and advocates like you and Members of Congress forced the DEA to temporarily back down. But now it’s possible that the DEA will try to ban kratom again based on recent counterproductive and misleading claims by the Food and Drug Administration.
A new sign-on letter is circulating in the U.S. House asking members to stand against the criminalization of people who use kratom. Tell your Member of Congress to sign the Pocan/LoBiondo letter urging the DEA not to ban kratom.