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A Guide to Kratom’s Legal Status in the US and Abroad

The modern views on the Kratom plant are divided between those who actually use the plant and benefit from its healing properties and those who oppose it for mere political reasons.

Thousands of people like you are using this plant to heal them of pain and other ailments.  This is a great thing, of course.

Unfortunately, like many other performance enhancing drugs, its effectiveness is viewed as a problem by the pharmaceutical companies that grip today’s markets.

They would much rather sell you expensive drugs that don’t work.

To make matters worse, there have been incidences of head shops and other questionable establishments selling synthetic forms of the Mitragyna Speciosa plant and marketing it as the real thing. *** Always use a reputable Kratom vendor (see sidebar for recommended suppliers) ***

As a result of these circumstances there have been bans of Kratom in at least 5 U.S. states and 10 countries.

It is safe to suspect that as Kratom becomes more and more popular, there will be more opposition against its usage.

For now, it is still highly available in the U.S. and abroad.

Is Kratom Legal in the U.S. ?

Short Answer: Yes
But…

There are several states that have banned the active alkaloids contained within the Kratom plant and several others with pending or amended legislature.

kratom legality in the us

States where Kratom is Illegal

Arkansas
Indiana
Tennessee
Vermont
Wisconsin

States where Kratom Legality is a Topic of Discussion

Alabama
Florida
Illinois
Kentucky
Michigan
New Jersey
New York
Oklahoma

Is Kratom Legal Abroad?

Short Answer: Yes
But…

There are several countries that have banned the active alkaloids contained within the Kratom plant and several others with pending or amended legislature.

Countries where Kratom is Illegal

Australia
Thailand
Malaysia
Myanmar

Contries where Kratom Legality is a Topic of Discussion

Finland
Germany
Denmark
Romania
New Zealand

 

Note: We try to keep this information as up-to-date as possible, but the laws about Kratom are constantly changing.  It is up to you to do your own research and stay up to date on any laws that might affect you personally.

 

The following websites offer great resources about Kratom legality :

 

botanical legal defenseamerican kratom association

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