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What's Ahead For FDA Regulation Of Dietary Supplements

Law360 (May 23, 2019, 2:48 PM EDT) -- Kratom: It sounds like a creature from the lagoon or from Greek mythology. But it actually is a dietary supplement derived from a tree in Southeast Asia. It affects the same brain receptors as morphine and may put users at risk of addiction, abuse and dependence. Kratom’s side effects include hallucinations, seizures and psychoses. The product has been linked to almost 100 overdose deaths.[1]

This led former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to warn that “There is no evidence that kratom is safe or effective for any medical use.”[2] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has echoed...

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