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Opioid Abuse Treatment Claims Prompt FDA Warnings To Two Kratom Marketers

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As in previous warnings to kratom supplement marketers linked to opioid addiction treatment claims, FDA tells Cali Botanicals and Kratom NC that HHS in 2017 found opioid abuse was nationwide public health emergency and FDA is targeting products that without approval claim to diagnose, mitigate, prevent, treat or cure opioid addiction. Contract manufacturer Somlabs' GMP problems also were identified in FDA's latest warning letters.

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