The Legal Status of Kratom

Kratom is used around the world to help treat pain, anxiety, and to allow a person to have a relaxing feeling. Many people wonder is kratom legal in the area where they live. This is a guide to help determine if kratom is legal in certain parts of the world.

In the United States, kratom is not a controlled substance according to the law. It is legal to grow and to use this. There is no need to have a prescription to purchase it but keep in mind it is not regulated by the FDA. Kratom cannot be sold as a dietary supplement but can be sold as a raw or an active ingredient. Some states are looking to regulate the sales so it is best to check with state governments before using kratom products.

In the United Kingdom a person can freely purchased kratom and there are no restrictions on this product. Local vendors are able to sell kratom in powdered and capsule form. When they purchase it in this form it is often more expensive than other parts of the world.

The people of Canada can legally use kratom. There are no restrictions on the use and selling of this product.

The people of Australia see kramton in a different light. There are trees in this country that are able to grow the kratom leaves. The National Drug and Poison Schedule Committee decided to make this a controlled substance. They believe that people may abuse kratom. While no cases of abuse have been reported they want to make sure everyone in this country is safe.

In Belgium this kratom is legal to use and there is no prescription needed to purchase it.

Brazil is home to the plants that grow the kratom leaves that are later turned into power or used in capsule form. This plant is legal to use in Brazil in any way. There are even local vendors that are allowed to sell the extract from this plant.

Denmark allows kratom and powder made from kratom to be sold with legally. This changed in 2009. Since that time kratom is considered to be a controlled substance and the use of this has been regulated.

At one time in Germany kratom was able to be used legally. Since that time the plant is now considered to be an unlicensed medication. The purchases of kratom are being controlled and regulated. If a person orders kratom online illegally there are some legal consequences and fines.

Kratom is legal to use in many countries all around the world. Supplements made with kratom are legal to use in most places but they may not be regulated by the government. A person should find out all the information they can before they use kratom and supplements that are made with ingredients from this plant.