United States Customs and Border Protection: Pre-1994 Kratom Importation

Anthony Roberts filed this request with the United States Customs and Border Protection of the United States of America.
Due Dec. 7, 2016
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

Communications

From: anthony roberts

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

I am seeking all records pertaining to the importation of kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) after October 15, 1974 and prior to October 15, 1994. This request should be construed to include the names of kratom importers during the indicted 20 year time period, the quantity they imported, and any additional data that is available concerning their importation of the herb.

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,

anthony roberts

From: CBPFOIA@cbp.dhs.gov

This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (https://foiaonline.regulations.gov:443/foia/action/public/view/request?objectId=090004d280ff43c6)
* Tracking Number: CBP-2017-009788
* Requester Name: Robert Anthony
* Date Submitted: 11/14/2016
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: I am seeking all records pertaining to the importation of kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) after October 15, 1974 and prior to October 15, 1994. This request should be construed to include the names of kratom importers during the indicted 20 year time period, the quantity they imported, and any additional data that is available concerning their importation of the herb.

From: CBPFOIA@cbp.dhs.gov

The FOIA request CBP-2017-009788 has had its Tracking Number changed to CBP-OFO-2017-009788. 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-2017-009788
* New Tracking Number: CBP-OFO-2017-009788
* Requester Name: Robert Anthony
* Date Submitted: 11/14/2016
* Long Description: I am seeking all records pertaining to the importation of kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) after October 15, 1974 and prior to October 15, 1994. This request should be construed to include the names of kratom importers during the indicted 20 year time period, the quantity they imported, and any additional data that is available concerning their importation of the herb.

From: CBPFOIA@cbp.dhs.gov

The FOIA request CBP-OFO-2017-009788 has had its Tracking Number changed to CBP-2017-009788. 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-2017-009788
* New Tracking Number: CBP-2017-009788
* Requester Name: Robert Anthony
* Date Submitted: 11/14/2016
* Long Description: I am seeking all records pertaining to the importation of kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) after October 15, 1974 and prior to October 15, 1994. This request should be construed to include the names of kratom importers during the indicted 20 year time period, the quantity they imported, and any additional data that is available concerning their importation of the herb.

From: CBPFOIA@cbp.dhs.gov

The FOIA request CBP-2017-009788 has had its Tracking Number changed to CBP-ITRAC-2017-009788. 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-2017-009788
* New Tracking Number: CBP-ITRAC-2017-009788
* Requester Name: Robert Anthony
* Date Submitted: 11/14/2016
* Long Description: I am seeking all records pertaining to the importation of kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) after October 15, 1974 and prior to October 15, 1994. This request should be construed to include the names of kratom importers during the indicted 20 year time period, the quantity they imported, and any additional data that is available concerning their importation of the herb.

From: anthony roberts

Could I please have a new estimated date of completion, or some reasonable indication of when I can expect this request to be finished? The first estimated completion date is now three months expired.

From: anthony roberts

Its now been roughly eight months past the estimated completion date of this project. Could I please have an update on the progress of my request and an estimated completion date that isn't in 2016?

From: CBPFOIA@cbp.dhs.gov

The FOIA request CBP-ITRAC-2017-009788 has had its Tracking Number changed to CBP-2017-009788. 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-ITRAC-2017-009788
* New Tracking Number: CBP-2017-009788
* Requester Name: Robert Anthony
* Date Submitted: 11/14/2016
* Long Description: I am seeking all records pertaining to the importation of kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) after October 15, 1974 and prior to October 15, 1994. This request should be construed to include the names of kratom importers during the indicted 20 year time period, the quantity they imported, and any additional data that is available concerning their importation of the herb.

From: Anthony Roberts

Its now been 13 month’s past the estimated completion date of FOIA request CBP-2017-009788. Could I please have an update on the progress of my request and an estimated completion date?

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