Protect Kratom Ohio Residents! Submit Comments by 10/18 to the Board of Pharmacy

The Kratom Trade Association (KTA) has put together facts that you can include in your comments:
  • Ohio citizens have been using Kratom for years, the average consumer is employed and educated
  •  Responsible Ohio citizens should not be deprived of product use due to inaccurate information
  • It’s important for the Ohio Board of Pharmacy to look at the science and documentation on Kratom before taking any action as there is a significant amount of misinformation (see KTA’s Fact versus Fiction):
  • Kratom is a natural substance
  • Numerous studies have positive findings on Kratom usage
  • Scientific evidence supports that Kratom does not cause respiratory distress like opioids
  • Kratom is no more addictive than caffeine in coffee when taken regularly in large doses
  • The Kratom industry supports common sense regulation that removes adulterated kratom products from the market, age limits on consumption, and requiring specific labeling guidelines
Submit your comments to following these tips:
  • Be polite and respectful
  • Provide a short testimony in a few paragraphs about how Kratom has improved your health and well-being
  • Include your name, age, occupation and address
  • Avoid making any medical claims (refer to KTA’s claims guide for suggestions)
  •  Provide links to scientific research; these are pharmacists concerned with facts and information about science and pharmacology
  • Do not call, the Board requests emails only