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  • Spike in calls to poison control for psychedelic plants and herbs

    Spike in calls to poison control for psychedelic plants and herbs0

    Spike in calls to poison control for psychedelic plants and herbs: Marijuana poisonings increased 150% since 2000 as life-threatening kratom exposures rose by 5000% in 6 years

    • Many people wrongly believe psychoactive drugs like marijuana and kratom are ‘safe’ because they are natural 
    • Hallucinations from the drugs can land people in the hospital and, in some cases, prove deadly 
    • Poison control centers in the US saw a 150% surge in marijuana-related calls between 2000 and 2017 
    • Since 2011 calls for nutmeg rose by 64% 
    • Kratom was responsible for eight out of 42 psychedelic-related deaths, according to the Central Ohio Poison Control Cneter 
    • Calls for exposures to the opioid-like drug surged by 5000% since 2011  

    Calls to US poison centers for people who have ingested marijuana, kratom, magic mushrooms, and nutmeg have surged in the past six years, a new study reveals. 

    Natural treatments have become trendy and are all too often presumed ‘safe’ simply because they come from the earth. 

    Meanwhile, certain drugs, like marijuana are being more broadly legalized, meaning they’re more accessible to more adults, and risks that their children will get their hands on the substances, too, are increasing. 

    Overall, calls over psychoactive – or mind-altering – natural substances have fallen since 2011, according to the new study from the Ohio Poison Center at Nationwide Children’s.

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  • A Review of the Kratom Crazy Mitragyna Speciosa Brand

    A Review of the Kratom Crazy Mitragyna Speciosa Brand0

    Kratom is a tropical plant that has quite a mixed reputation around the globe. However, its market stands concrete with a net worth of $1.13 billion. Owing to its controversial legal status around the world, many vendors sell it online to avoid any problem with the state government. One such vendor that has a very concrete and strong position in the minds of kratom fans is kratom crazy. In this article, we will paddle an honest review of the platform by taking you through a tour of their products and pricing.

    Kratom crazy review

    Kratom crazy is a veteran in its field and has more than ten years’ experience of selling good quality kratom to customers.… Continue reading.

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  • Retail sale of kratom supplement banned in Monument

    Retail sale of kratom supplement banned in Monument0

    The herbal supplement known as kratom has been banned from retail sale in the Town of Monument.

    Kratom, created from the leaves of a plant which grows naturally in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Papa New Guinea, was the topic of an emergency ordinance put before the Monument Board of Trustees during its Nov. 18 meeting. Taken in pills or brewed as a tea, the pain-relieving compounds in kratom are used by some to treat depression, anxiety and opioid withdrawal.

    Two amendments were made to the ordinance prior to it passing. The first was to change it to a “garden variety” ordinance rather than an emergency, and the second was to amend the verbiage of the ordinance to exclude human consumption from the ban.… Continue reading.

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  • Owner of 2 Cobb County shops arrested after search warrants uncovered distribution operation

    Owner of 2 Cobb County shops arrested after search warrants uncovered distribution operation0

    MARIETTA, Ga. — The owner of two Marietta businesses has been arrested after products in his shops came back positive for an illegal substance. Now, the resulting investigation has uncovered even more.

    Following warnings from the Centers for Disease Control regarding THC oil used for vaping, the Marietta Police Department began investigations into the sale and use of hemp and CBD oil in the city.

    Samples from shops were obtained and shipped to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation for testing. Samples from Royal Cigar & Tobacco at 1514 Roswell Road and Endangered Botanicals at 1510 Roswell Road came back positive for THC – the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana.… Continue reading.

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