- Healing Properties
- November 13, 2018
A father and son have been charged after £60,000 of a new psychoactive substance was seized by Border Force at two airports.
he seizures of Kratom – one of 52 kilos at Edinburgh Airport on April 15 and another of 102 kilos at East Midlands Airport on May 6 – were made as part of a joint National Crime Agency and Police Scotland investigation.
Officers from the Organised Crime Partnership arrested the two men, aged 60 and 38, in Bathgate, West Lothian, on Tuesday.
NCA Scotland operations manager John McGowan said: “We estimate these seizures would have had a combined value of around £60,000 once sold on the black market.… Continue reading.READ MORE
It’s not a great time to be selling e-cigarettes in San Francisco.
On Feb. 6, a federal ban on most cartridge-based e-cigarettes went into effect. Prohibiting what have widely been decried as youth-friendly flavors like fruit, mint, and a host of dessert-inspired options (including Juul’s infamous “crème brulee”), the Trump Administration edict notably stopped short of entirely banning vapes.
While California continues to mull over its own full ban on the industry, e-cigarette users are currently still able to purchase refillable menthol- and tobacco-flavored cartridges as well as single-use devices intended for disposal and available in a veritable candy aisle of tastes.… Continue reading.
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No one can deny that marijuana producers are having a major moment right now. From cultivating the plant to selling it in most parts of the world, the marijuana industry is thriving. In a discussion about the industry within the US only, marijuana has experienced a long journey. One year before California joined the movement to legalize marijuana, only 25% of active consumers knew of its recreational uses. Today most of us are well aware of this plant. Twenty-three years later, this plant is legal in over 29 US states, marking a milestone for a long journey.… Continue reading.READ MORE
Kratom has been around for medical use since the nineteenth century. The tree is native to South-Asian countries like Thailand, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea has bestowed its immense health benefits on humans. This article shines a light on the impressive health benefits of Kratom powder, made from the tree’s leaves. Continue reading to learn more.
Kratom as a stimulant
Stimulation boosts our body’s energy, and with making us quicker, it also increases the ability to work tirelessly. One can feel rejuvenated with doses of the Kratom powder.
Kratom can make one feel energized and motivated, thus ending lethargy.… Continue reading.
Albury Arroyo, 40, a homemaker in Erie in Michigan’s southeast corner, is familiar with both sides of the debate.
She said she was once a drug addict in Florida, but has been free of illegal drugs for three years. She said friends in Florida tried to step away from street drugs by turning to kratom instead, believing it eases withdrawal from opioids.
Some, she said, found success. Others became just as addicted to kratom.
“I’ve heard good things. I’ve heard bad things,” she said.
In Lansing, Sen. Bizon said he’s well aware that some people use kratom as a less harmful replacement for opioids.
“That may very well be true,” he said.… Continue reading.READ MORE