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A Timeline Of Kratom & The N.K.C
NKC launches Kratom-based social media platform
NKC launches advocacy network
SITSA passes Judiciary Committee
NKC Files Incorporation Documents In Florida
Founding Members Meet To Formally Create The National Kratom Coalition
H.R. 2851 Introduced In House Of Representatives
Discussions For A New Kratom Organization
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DEA withdraws notice to ban Kratom
Kratom Community Responds To DEA Ban
In Western literature, Kratom was first described in the early 19th century by Pieter Willem Korthals, a botanist who worked for the East India Company.
E. M. Holmes also referred to Kratom’s use as an opium substitute, when he identified it as Mitragyna speciosa in 1895.