Question of the Day

Question of the Day – Tuesday November 21, 2017

Question: Kratom is a drug of abuse that has a long history of use in Southeast Asia, where it is commonly known as thang, kakuam, thom, ketum, and biak. In the U.S., the abuse of kratom has increased markedly in recent years. What is Kratom, where does it come from and how is it used?

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Question of the Day – Wednesday November 15, 2017

Question: A typical cigarette contains from 9 mg to 30 mg of nicotine, inhalation through smoking is only about 0.5-2 mg per cigarette. The estimated toxic dose of nicotine in non-addicted adults is 4-8 mg. What is the lethal dose of nicotine after one-time ingestion in children?

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