The Windy City is home to some of the best local kratom shops we’ve found. If you’re lucky enough to live in the Chicago area, be sure to check out our favorite shops listed below. iVape Bar Address: 261 North York Street, Suite 101, Elmhurst, Illinois 60126 About: iVape Bar not only offers kratom, but … Read more Where to Buy Kratom in Chicago
High-end herbal apothecaries are becoming a go-to source for herbal remedies and other natural products, and that is especially true in New York. We’ve listed below our favorite herbal apothecaries throughout the five boroughs. Flower Power Herbs and Roots Address: East Village: 406 East 9th Street, New York, New York 10009; Essex Market: 88 Essex … Read more Best Herbal Apothecaries in New York
Los Angeles has something for everyone, no matter how niche your tastes may be, and that’s especially true with kratom. Los Angeles has a thriving kratom scene, both in terms of shops and enthusiasts. We’ve listed our very favorite stores below for those of you lucky enough to live in the City of Angels. Angie’s … Read more Where to Buy Kratom in Los Angeles
Sometimes local is better, and that’s especially true in New York City where you can find just about anything if you look hard enough. We’re especially big fans of local kratom retailers, and have hand-selected our favorite shops below. Be sure to check these stores out next time you’re in the Big Apple. Sunflower Pipes … Read more Where to Buy Kratom in New York
While kratom’s popularity continues to grow — there are now an estimated 15.6 million kratom users in the U.S. — it remains poorly understood. We’ve carefully selected the resources below to get you up to speed on kratom’s safety, potential uses, regulatory history, important studies and more. We update this page frequently, so if you … Read more Kratom Resources
Whether kratom will be banned remains an open question. After it initially appeared the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (“DEA”) would designate kratom a Schedule I substance, it quickly reversed course and it has now been more than three years with no action. Meanwhile, kratom has continued to be demonized by regulatory agencies like the U.S. … Read more Will Kratom Be Banned?
Kratom is not an opiate – that term refers to substances derived from the opium poppy plant like morphine and codeine – but it is an opioid. Opioids bind to the same receptors in the brain that opiates do, but don’t activate them in exactly the same ways. In general, kratom is gentler than traditional opiates, … Read more Is Kratom an Opioid?
The short answer is that kratom is legal in the majority of the United States, though there are several states, counties and cities that have banned it. Several others have implemented regulations relating to kratom, mostly in the form of a minimum age for purchase. We have provided a comprehensive overview of where kratom is … Read more Is Kratom Legal?