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Tom Kosatsky, MD, MPH

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Medical Director, Environmental Health Services, British Columbia Center for Disease Control

Kratom leaves beside dishes containing two different powders and two types of pills
BCCDC / July/August 2018

Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) is a plant indigenous to Southeast Asia known for dual therapeutic and toxic properties: at low doses it acts as a stimulant while at higher doses it activates opioid receptors.[1] The use of... Read More