Politics, Drug War, White People's Drug
> A global fight looms over Kratom, a possible opioid alternative. The U.S. government has twice tried to classify kratom as a controlled substance, but public outcry and pushback from Congress thwarted those efforts. https://www.politico.com/news/2021/10/09/global-fight-kratom-opioid-alternative-515730
What's going on here? It's simple, really. We have a potentially addictive opioid-like drug NOT being made illegal simply because the majority of its users are middle-aged white people.
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