Kratom Resources

Kratom Resources

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 know of a resource we should include, please contact us! 

Kratom Facts and Figures

Useful Websites

Lobbyist Materials

Government Statements


Kratom and Other Mitragynines: The Chemistry and Pharmacology of Opioids from a Non-Opium SourceThis book presents an introduction to kratom and explores the possibility that opioid compounds could be derived from plants other than the opium poppy.


  • Kratom as a Potential Therapy: In this video, Christopher McCurdy, Ph.D of the University of Florida explores kratom as a potential therapy for opioid dependence.

Journal Articles and Academic Papers

Media Regarding Kratom Ban

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