Kratom is legal in 44 of the 50 United States. Six states—Indiana, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Vermont, Arkansas and Alabama —have laws classifying Kratom as a “Schedule I” controlled substance or banning the manufacturing, sale, financing or possession of Kratom. Sarasota County, Florida also classifies Kratom as “Schedule I.” Kratom is also banned in Sarasota County Florida and San Diego County California.
Efforts are underway to meet with lawmakers and state regulators in these states to share facts and correct misconceptions, including that naturally occurring, plant-based Kratom is safe and should be treated differently from Kratom adulterated with synthetic alkaloids or dangerous chemicals. Read more