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AKA vs BEA: Who Should You Support?

I think you'll agree that advocacy groups are the “in” thing right now. Whether it's Leonardo DiCaprio leaving a sick carbon footprint to spread the word about climate change and accept a “green award” or Irish rock star Bono's One Campaign fighting poverty and preventable diseases while abusing South African employees, there is no shortage…
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What is Known About the Chemical Properties of the Mitragynine Alkaloid

The Mitragyna speciosa (kratom) plant has been used for more than 200 years for its natural analgesic and anxiolytic qualities. Its effects are attributed to the active alkaloid content contained within the plant's leaves. Mitragynine is an indole-based opioid-receptor agonist which is the plant's most abundant active alkaloid and a biomarker for Mitragyna speciosa toxicity.…
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Kratom’s Future Under the SITSA Act

Kratom has been under intense scrutiny over the past few years. First, in August of 2016, US Marshals Service seized more than 100 cases of kratom products, then the DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) announced its intent to schedule Kratom as a controlled substance, a move that was, ultimately, reconsidered after public outcry. It wasn't the…
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Kratom’s Future Under the SITSA Act

Kratom has been under intense scrutiny over the past few years. First, in August of 2016, US Marshals Service seized more than 100 cases of kratom products, then the DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) announced its intent to schedule Kratom as a controlled substance, a move that was, ultimately, reconsidered after public outcry. It wasn't the…
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White Maeng Da vs White Borneo Comparison

You might be thinking to yourself, “White is white, right?” Well, that's just racist. That's like saying Bill Murray is the same as Jeff Sessions. Come to think of it, that's not a bad analogy for how vastly different two kratom strains can be. Yes, they're both white, but one will crash your bachelor party…
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White Maeng Da vs Green Maeng Da Comparison

Kratom has reached an insane level of popularity and notoriety because of the wide spectrum of purported benefits it is said to possess. People have turned to kratom strains for relief from chronic pain, depression, anxiety and insomnia, among other health conditions. While kratom is not intended for human consumption and is considered to be…
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Maeng Da vs Premium Bali Comparison

Maeng Da and Bali are both famous for their signature effects. They differ substantially in their effects and possess disparate characteristics that make each of them unique. Many kratom vendors claim to offer Ultra Enhanced Maeng Da or Ultra Premium Bali Kratom. In many cases, this is simply a label that shady companies use to…
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Maeng Da vs Red Kratom Varieties Comparison

Noobs often get confused when the conversation turns to Maeng Da. They assume that green vein Maeng Da is the kratom of choice, simply because of how prevalent it is online. But make no mistake about it. There can be only one champ and that champ is red vein Maeng Da. Red Maeng Da is…
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Maeng Da vs Malay Comparison

It's hard not to be indecisive when it comes to selecting a kratom strain. Why? Because there's just so many unique strains to choose from. Every time you think you've heard of everything, along comes another off-shoot of Elephant kratom or Bentuangie to throw you for a loop. Maeng Da is a mainstay on the…
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Maeng Da vs Indo Comparison

That's the question that's on everyone's minds, right? How are Maeng Da and Indo kratom different from each other? Well, the answer might surprise you. You can think of it this way: If Maeng Da is the car that breaks records at the Indy 500, Indo kratom is the whip that you and your buds…
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Maeng Da vs Red Bali Comparison

Both of these kratom strains are notorious for their signature effects. If you look on sites like Reddit, you'll find countless remarks about both of these unique forms of kratom, much of it extremely divisive in nature. There are those who hate Maeng Da and swear by Horned Maeng Da only as well as those…
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Green, White and Red Maeng da Effects

  We all come to kratom for different reasons and it always involves more than an ounce of hope and a leap of faith on our parts. All too often, I talk to my friends in the kratom community and hear about how they got burned by some shady fly-by-night operation peddling weak ass kratom…
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