Kratom Importation 1990-1994

Matthew Guenther filed this request with the United States Customs and Border Protection of the United States of America.
Tracking #

CBP-2019-019999, CBP-OFO-2019-019999

CBP-2019-019999

Est. Completion None
Status
Fix Required

Communications

From: Matthew Guenther

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Any records pertaining to the importation of Mitragyna speciosa (also known as "Kratom") into the United States beginning on or around January 1st, 1990 and ending on or around October 24th, 1994.

Any records and/or evidence indicating that Mitragyna speciosa was part of the United States food supply at anytime beginning on or around January 1st, 1990 and ending on or around October 24th, 1994.

Any records and/or evidence that Mitragyna speciosa was made available for purchase within the United States at anytime beginning on or around January 1st, 1990 and ending on or around October 24th, 1994.

Mitragyna speciosa and extracts of its leaf are collectively referred to as kratom or by other synonyms and pseudonyms, including Nauclea speciosa, purik, biak-biak, biak, cratom, gratom, kakuam, katawn, kedemba, ketum, krathom, krton, mambog, madat, maeng da, mitragynine, Mitragyna javanica, thang, ithang, and thom.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Matthew Guenther

From: United States Customs and Border Protection

This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (https://www.foiaonline.gov/foiaonline/action/public/submissionDetails?trackingNumber=CBP-2019-019999&type=request)
* Tracking Number: CBP-2019-019999
* Requester Name: Matthew Guenther
* Date Submitted: 12/30/2018
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
Any records pertaining to the importation of Mitragyna speciosa (also known as "Kratom") into the United States beginning on or around January 1st, 1990 and ending on or around October 24th, 1994.
Any records and/or evidence indicating that Mitragyna speciosa was part of the United States food supply at anytime beginning on or around January 1st, 1990 and ending on or around October 24th, 1994.
Any records and/or evidence that Mitragyna speciosa was made available for purchase within the United States at anytime beginning on or around January 1st, 1990 and ending on or around October 24th, 1994.
Mitragyna speciosa and extracts of its leaf are collectively referred to as kratom or by other synonyms and pseudonyms, including Nauclea speciosa, purik, biak-biak, biak, cratom, gratom, kakuam, katawn, kedemba, ketum, krathom, krton, mambog, madat, maeng da, mitragynine, Mitragyna javanica, thang, ithang, and thom.
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.
Sincerely,
Matthew Guenther
Upload documents directly: https://www.muckrock.com/accounts/agency_login/bureau-of-customs-and-border-protection-38/kratom-importation-1990-1994-66682/?uuid-login=57d89352-508a-46a7-89a9-2ba35c2b8c4d#agency-reply

From: United States Customs and Border Protection

The FOIA request - CBP-2019-019999 description has been modified. Additional details for this item are as follows:
* Tracking Number: CBP-2019-019999
* Requester: Matthew Guenther
* Submitted Date: 12/30/2018
* Description: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Any records pertaining to the importation of Mitragyna speciosa (also known as "Kratom") into the United States beginning on or around January 1st, 1990 and ending on or around October 24th, 1994.

Any records and/or evidence indicating that Mitragyna speciosa was part of the United States food supply at anytime beginning on or around January 1st, 1990 and ending on or around October 24th, 1994.

Any records and/or evidence that Mitragyna speciosa was made available for purchase within the United States at anytime beginning on or around January 1st, 1990 and ending on or around October 24th, 1994.
To Whom It May Concern: Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records: Any records pertaining to the importation of Mitragyna speciosa

To Whom It May Concern: Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records: Any records pertaining to the importation of Mitragyna speciosa (also known as "Kratom") into the United States beginning on or around January 1st, 1974 and ending on or around December 31st, 1979. Any records

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Matthew Guenther

Upload documents directly: https://www.muckrock.com/accounts/agency_login/bureau-of-customs-and-border-protection-38/kratom-importation-1990-1994-66682/?uuid-login=57d89352-508a-46a7-89a9-2ba35c2b8c4d#agency-reply

From: United States Customs and Border Protection

The FOIA request CBP-2019-019999 has had its Tracking Number changed to CBP-OFO-2019-019999. This is normally due to the request being transferred to another agency (for example, EPA to Dept. of Commerce) or to a sub-agency to process it. Additional details for this request are as follows:
* Old Tracking Number: CBP-2019-019999
* New Tracking Number: CBP-OFO-2019-019999
* Requester Name: Matthew Guenther
* Date Submitted: 12/30/2018
* Long Description: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Any records pertaining to the importation of Mitragyna speciosa (also known as "Kratom") into the United States beginning on or around January 1st, 1990 and ending on or around October 24th, 1994.

Any records and/or evidence indicating that Mitragyna speciosa was part of the United States food supply at anytime beginning on or around January 1st, 1990 and ending on or around October 24th, 1994.

Any records and/or evidence that Mitragyna speciosa was made available for purchase within the United States at anytime beginning on or around January 1st, 1990 and ending on or around October 24th, 1994.
To Whom It May Concern: Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records: Any records pertaining to the importation of Mitragyna speciosa

To Whom It May Concern: Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records: Any records pertaining to the importation of Mitragyna speciosa (also known as "Kratom") into the United States beginning on or around January 1st, 1974 and ending on or around December 31st, 1979. Any records

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Matthew Guenther

Upload documents directly: https://www.muckrock.com/accounts/agency_login/bureau-of-customs-and-border-protection-38/kratom-importation-1990-1994-66682/?uuid-login=57d89352-508a-46a7-89a9-2ba35c2b8c4d#agency-reply

From: United States Customs and Border Protection

The FOIA request CBP-OFO-2019-019999 has had its Tracking Number changed to CBP-OT-2019-019999. This is normally due to the request being transferred to another agency (for example, EPA to Dept. of Commerce) or to a sub-agency to process it. Additional details for this request are as follows:

* Old Tracking Number:
CBP-OFO-2019-019999
* New Tracking Number:
CBP-OT-2019-019999
* Requester Name:
Matthew Guenther
* Date Submitted:
12/30/2018
* Long Description:
To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Any records pertaining to the importation of Mitragyna speciosa (also known as "Kratom") into the United States beginning on or around January 1st, 1990 and ending on or around October 24th, 1994.

Any records and/or evidence indicating that Mitragyna speciosa was part of the United States food supply at anytime beginning on or around January 1st, 1990 and ending on or around October 24th, 1994.

Any records and/or evidence that Mitragyna speciosa was made available for purchase within the United States at anytime beginning on or around January 1st, 1990 and ending on or around October 24th, 1994.
To Whom It May Concern: Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records: Any records pertaining to the importation of Mitragyna speciosa

To Whom It May Concern: Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records: Any records pertaining to the importation of Mitragyna speciosa (also known as "Kratom") into the United States beginning on or around January 1st, 1974 and ending on or around December 31st, 1979. Any records

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Matthew Guenther

Upload documents directly: https://www.muckrock.com/accounts/agency_login/bureau-of-customs-and-border-protection-38/kratom-importation-1990-1994-66682/?uuid-login=57d89352-508a-46a7-89a9-2ba35c2b8c4d#agency-reply

From: United States Customs and Border Protection

The FOIA request CBP-OT-2019-019999 has had its Tracking Number changed to CBP-OFO-2019-019999. This is normally due to the request being transferred to another agency (for example, EPA to Dept. of Commerce) or to a sub-agency to process it. Additional details for this request are as follows:

* Old Tracking Number:
CBP-OT-2019-019999
* New Tracking Number:
CBP-OFO-2019-019999
* Requester Name:
Matthew Guenther
* Date Submitted:
12/30/2018
* Long Description:
To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Any records pertaining to the importation of Mitragyna speciosa (also known as "Kratom") into the United States beginning on or around January 1st, 1990 and ending on or around October 24th, 1994.

Any records and/or evidence indicating that Mitragyna speciosa was part of the United States food supply at anytime beginning on or around January 1st, 1990 and ending on or around October 24th, 1994.

Any records and/or evidence that Mitragyna speciosa was made available for purchase within the United States at anytime beginning on or around January 1st, 1990 and ending on or around October 24th, 1994.
To Whom It May Concern: Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records: Any records pertaining to the importation of Mitragyna speciosa

To Whom It May Concern: Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records: Any records pertaining to the importation of Mitragyna speciosa (also known as "Kratom") into the United States beginning on or around January 1st, 1974 and ending on or around December 31st, 1979. Any records

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Matthew Guenther

Upload documents directly: https://www.muckrock.com/accounts/agency_login/bureau-of-customs-and-border-protection-38/kratom-importation-1990-1994-66682/?uuid-login=57d89352-508a-46a7-89a9-2ba35c2b8c4d#agency-reply

From: United States Customs and Border Protection

The FOIA request CBP-OFO-2019-019999 has had its Tracking Number changed to CBP-2019-019999. This is normally due to the request being transferred to another agency (for example, EPA to Dept. of Commerce) or to a sub-agency to process it. Additional details for this request are as follows:

* Old Tracking Number:
CBP-OFO-2019-019999
* New Tracking Number:
CBP-2019-019999
* Requester Name:
Matthew Guenther
* Date Submitted:
12/30/2018
* Long Description:
To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Any records pertaining to the importation of Mitragyna speciosa (also known as "Kratom") into the United States beginning on or around January 1st, 1990 and ending on or around October 24th, 1994.

Any records and/or evidence indicating that Mitragyna speciosa was part of the United States food supply at anytime beginning on or around January 1st, 1990 and ending on or around October 24th, 1994.

Any records and/or evidence that Mitragyna speciosa was made available for purchase within the United States at anytime beginning on or around January 1st, 1990 and ending on or around October 24th, 1994.
To Whom It May Concern: Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records: Any records pertaining to the importation of Mitragyna speciosa

To Whom It May Concern: Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records: Any records pertaining to the importation of Mitragyna speciosa (also known as "Kratom") into the United States beginning on or around January 1st, 1974 and ending on or around December 31st, 1979. Any records

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Matthew Guenther

Upload documents directly: https://www.muckrock.com/accounts/agency_login/bureau-of-customs-and-border-protection-38/kratom-importation-1990-1994-66682/?uuid-login=57d89352-508a-46a7-89a9-2ba35c2b8c4d#agency-reply

From: United States Customs and Border Protection

CBP-2019-019999 has been processed with the following final disposition: No Records.

  • A-file referral notice to requester 2020-09-16 192949 Letter

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