Kratom Trade Association: Industry is Prepared to Work with Georgia Lawmakers on Manufacturing, Labeling and Age Oversight of Kratom
- Kratom Products
- December 27, 2018
(MENAFN – iCrowdNewsWire) iCrowd Newswire – Jun 15, 2019
Kratom is a plant. The scientific name for Kratom is Mitragynaspeciosa. This plant or tree belongs to the coffee family. It is found in abundance in countries like Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Myanmar. Kratom is popular in these countries, and the herb has been used as a form of medicine since the nineteenth century. The Kratoms are the leaves of a plant.
The leaves are dark green and can grow to over 20 cm long and up to 12 cm wide. The flowers grow in the cluster of three at the end of branches.… Continue reading.READ MORE
When we first entered the Kratom industry in 2014, there were only a few great Kratom vendors, and the marketing of the product was much less complex than it is today. Fast forward to 2019, and a quick Google search of who the top kratom vendors are will yield all sorts of mixed results, which can ultimately be confusing.
If you’re like me, you’ll be able weed through the junk and spot the paid advertisements verses the real reviews. In order to understand who you are purchasing your products from, we have provided a list of questions that you should consider asking prior to making a purchase.… Continue reading.READ MORE
POCATELLO — Bannock County Coroner Ely Taysom didn’t know kratom existed before a large amount of the drug was discovered in the system of Ariel Fernando Arellano, a 22-year-old Pocatello man found dead of hypothermia in April.
Since then Taysom has delved into the intricacies of kratom. He’s concerned about citizens overconsuming the drug, but his primary goal is to push for more regulations regarding manufacturing of kratom.
“It would be very difficult to overdose on kratom in its natural form,” Taysom said. “If you take too much of the drug in its natural form, it’ll make you nauseous, it’ll make you sick and it’ll discourage you from taking more.… Continue reading.READ MORE
POCATELLO – Bannock County Coroner Ely Taysom did not know kratom existed before the drug was discovered in the system of Ariel Fernando Arellano, a 22-year-old Pocatello man found dead of hypothermia in April.
Since then, Taysom has delved into the intricacies of the drug and been troubled to find that some view kratom as “harmless”, which has motivated him to inform the public that it is dangerous to over-consume the drug.
“I had conversations with individuals who believe kratom is harmless, and it’s impossible to overdose on kratom, and that concerns me because it is possible to overdose on kratom,” Taysom said.… Continue reading.READ MORE
Despite some concerns from local users of the drug, the Fulton Board of Aldermen declined to rescind its ban on kratom or kratom-related products, last week.
Fulton, Mantachie and Itawamba County made the possession and sale of the drug, which is derived from the leaves of a tropical tree and frequently mixed with synthetic additives to give it opioid-like properties, illegal in March. Those found in possession of it face a misdemeanor charge and a $1,000 fine.
Last Tuesday, a small group of kratom users spoke with Fulton aldermen about their concerns with the ban. Several of the speakers said they use the drug to mitigate pain and cut down on pharmaceutical expenses.… Continue reading.