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Yelm resident John Harden speaks out on his wife Wendy’s death,
He says was linked to substance with same effects as opioids

– “FDA warns that popular botanical substance could have same effects as opioids”
“A consumer alert says a dietary supplement growing in popularity is now linked to deaths.

U.S. Marshals, at the request of the FDA, have begun seizing a plant-based substance called kratom.

Right now the product is not regulated, and the FDA says kratom could have the same effects as opioids. They are asking would-be buyers to stay away.”

“The FDA says people are using kratom to treat pain and depression. The agency says the botanical substance is now linked to 36 deaths so far. The effects are similar to opioids if taken in high doses.

‘How many people have died and they had no idea it was kratom,’ Yelm resident John Harden said.

“Harden says kratom killed his wife Wendy who was trying to fight off an opioid addiction.”

He’s speaking out so others are aware of the deadly consequences,” by KCPQ-TV, FOX 13, Seattle.
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Posted by Steve on November 18, 2017 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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