Scientists: DEA's Kratom ban will hinder studies on treating pain and addiction
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On that day in 2005, the drug intelligence agent appeared unexpectedly at the poison control center in Boston. An unusual drug had been seized during a bust in New Hampshire, and he wondered if the toxicologists knew anything about it. They didn't. But before leaving, almost as an afterthought, he asked: Were there any other new…