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A Leaf of Faith (2018)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 29 May 2018 (USA)
This documentary explores Kratom, a botanical supplement that has been proposed as an alternative to today's opioid painkillers.


Chris Bell, David Baca Jr. (co-director)


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This documentary explores Kratom, a botanical supplement that has been proposed as an alternative to today's opioid painkillers.

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Executive producer Kelly Dunn is the owner of "Urban Ice Organics," an online Kratom distribution company. See more »

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Lacking transparency
4 October 2018 | by The_Boxing_CatSee all my reviews

KELLY Dunn, an EXECUTIVE PRODUCER on this film is the OWNER of Urban Ice the same company featured in this film - this feels like an infomercial.

A few thoughts: The doctor who's wife bought Kratom at a gas station, on the advice of a prostitute, said he knew nothing about Kratom, yet his wife took it while sitting in the car beside him. I question his judgment.

The counselor at Cliffside treatment facility said: If you're on opiates you are a slave, that drug is controlling you". This is a blanket statement and is NOT true for EVERYONE.

Also, the cost was not discussed. For most people who have chronic pain are on disability. Insurance does not cover kratom, so I doubt it would be a good choice for those with a limited income.

I have taken kratom and it's a hit and miss situation. I was told that this is a common complaint. Bottom line is, it comes from overseas -who really knows what you're going to get?

Something's wrong when you can buy alcohol, cigarettes and guns, which all have proven to be lethal. A woman has the right to get an abortion, yet it's a problem to make the choice to treat our pain in a way that is not harmful and gives us our life back. I for one want my right to choose.

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