FDA warns herbal supplement kratom has similar effects to narcotics

Source: CBS News

November 16, 2017, 8:13 AM| Kratom is a plant some people use to treat pain, anxiety and depression. The FDA warns Kratom can be addictive and life-threatening, issuing a public health advisory this week and warning people about its possible dangers. The agency says Kratom has similar risks to opioids and suggested its use could “expand the opioid epidemic.” Anna Werner reports.

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