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The DEA is postponing its ban on the opiate-like plant kratom

Kratom, a Southeast Asian plant with opiate-like effects, won’t be banned — at least, for now. The Drug Enforcement Administration announced today that it will postpone its controversial decision to temporarily classify the plant as a Schedule I controlled substance. Instead, the DEA now plans to give the public six weeks to comment on the proposed scheduling(…)