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Lecture Summary Points: The Two Faces of Kratom

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Take-home points are presented on the history of kratom use in SE Asia, adverse events in the Western world, kratom’s alkaloids compared with conventional opiates, kratom preparations in SE Asia compared with products in the United States, gaps in the science, and whether kratom is a possible solution for the opioid epidemic in the United States.