• A Safe Environment is Critical When Discussing a Patient’s Use of CBD, Kratom as Pain Relief Alternatives

    A Safe Environment is Critical When Discussing a Patient’s Use of CBD, Kratom as Pain Relief Alternatives0

    A Safe Environment is Critical When Discussing a Patient’s Use of CBD, Kratom as Pain Relief Alternatives

    With a growing number of products containing cannabidiol (CBD) and kratom available in the marketplace, many pharmacists and pharmacy students are increasingly being asked to discuss the use of these products, especially in relation to pain relief.

    In order to support this process of engagement, presenters at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacies’ Virtual Pharmacy Education 2020 conference discussed some educational strategies for the pharmacy curriculum that can support a comprehensive approach to student practice-readiness in answering questions regarding patient use of CBD and kratom products.

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  • FDA, supplement manufacturer debate NDI import alert request

    FDA, supplement manufacturer debate NDI import alert request0

    Editor’s note: This is part three of a four-part series of articles on FDA enforcement of the new dietary ingredient notification requirement in U.S. law.

    About five months ago, attorney Kevin Bell made a written request to FDA on behalf of his client, Natural Alternatives International Inc. (NAI), a manufacturer of nutritional supplements: Issue an import alert for beta-alanine ingredients produced in China, whose identity and safety data has not been reviewed by FDA’s Office of Dietary Supplement Programs (ODSP).

    NAI, of Carlsbad, California, also supplies beta-alanine to its customers. It’s manufactured in Japan and was the subject of a 75-day, premarket new dietary ingredient notification (NDIN) to FDA, based on a safety-related requirement in the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA).… Continue reading.

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  • Kratom Truths For Passionate Environmentalists In 2020

    Kratom Truths For Passionate Environmentalists In 20200

    Environmentalists have to consider a number of factors when they purchase new products. This must go beyond choosing the most energy efficient sources. One of the newest factors influencing the health industry is kratom, which has a surprising environmental footprint.

    A lot of environmentalists are turning to kratom, because it is good for the planet. Why does it have a positive environmental impact?

    The biggest reason is that it is derived from a rainforest plant. This discourages the destruction of the rainforest, which is important for stopping global warming.

    However, there are other factors that eco-conscious consumers must consider.… Continue reading.

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  • Nice Benefits of Bali Kratom for Your Health

    Nice Benefits of Bali Kratom for Your Health0

    Kratom has been known as one of those leaves that some people use as their recreational drug, though this is the wrong way to use Kratom. For your information, there are actually a lot of health benefits that you can get from Kratom. As an addition to that, those health benefits are usually varied based on the kind of Kratom that you consume. If you are interested in consuming Kratom, you can easily try the Bali Kratom first. This kind of Kratom product is considered as the average level. It is the level, not the quality. That means the effect of Kratom consumption will not be that light nor heavy.… Continue reading.

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  • Comings & Goings: Natural Healing opens in Palos Heights; Costco coming back in Bedford Park

    Comings & Goings: Natural Healing opens in Palos Heights; Costco coming back in Bedford Park0

    In two short years, Kenny Szymczyk and his wife, Agnieszka, turned a one-stop vaping business into a growing company that treats a host of maladies with CBD, a hemp-based herbal supplement, and Kratom, which is derived from a tree native to Southeast Asia.… Continue reading.

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  • CBD Kratom Opens In Mokena

    CBD Kratom Opens In Mokena0

    MOKENA, IL — CBD Kratom has opened its 36th location in the United States with the opening of its Mokena location on Thursday. The new store at 19170 La Grange Road, will sell CBD and Kratom products, a release from the business states.

    According to a release, this is the company’s first store opening since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in March. The company operates several stores in Illinois, including in Chicago, Elmhurst, Rockford, Wauconda, Downers Grove, Algonquin, St. Charles and Hoffman Estates.

    The store will offer more than 450 CBD products, including edibles, pain creams, tinctures, oils, skin care and pet treats, all grown naturally in Colorado and Oregon.

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