Category Archives: Kratom News

UPDATE ON INDONESIA & THEIR PROPOSED KRATOM EXPORT BAN

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By AmericanKratom July 1st, 2019 Mac Haddow, Senior Fellow on Public Policy The Minister of Health in Indonesia has issued a regulation that bans kratom in Indonesia, including growing of kratom plants and exporting kratom raw material from Indonesia.  The regulation provides a 5-year transition period for kratom growers to shift to another crop. The Ministry […]

As some states ban kratom, Michigan considers regulating it

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A ‘miracle’ herb or dangerous drug? By Steve Neavling DETROIT METRO TIMES The car crash was just the beginning of Trish Richards’ nightmare. To cope with a broken collarbone and fractured ribs, the 37-year-old graphic artist was prescribed highly addictive opioids in October 2017. Eight months later, when her doctor stopped prescribing her painkillers, Richards quickly […]