The change comes as addiction to opioids, which include heavy-duty painkillers and heroin, still sweeps the country.
By Saskia de Melker, Melanie Saltzman
The national epidemic of opioid abuse has claimed more than 300,000 lives in the U.S. over the last 16 years -- and some researchers claim that kratom, an herbal psychoactive drug that is currently unregulated, could help people struggling with…
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