Called 'opioid' by the FDA, kratom is illegal in 7 states, but easy to find in the Bay

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SFGate—An herbal substance that has drawn increasing scrutiny from health officials but is fiercely defended by its proponents is surprisingly easy to get in the Bay Area.

Trump's Opioid plan is too little, too late for state he once called a "drug-infested den". “I remember when [Trump] was running for president, he talked about how beautiful New Hampshire was and how the drug problem here didn’t make sense, and I agreed,” said Rachel Behrens, who lives in the Manchester area and lost her 19-year-old son to a Fentanyl overdose last year. “At that time my son was alive, and now he isn’t. It’s way too late.”