Franklin becomes first municipality in state to ban sale of kratom

Franklin becomes first municipality in state to ban sale of kratom

AUBIN PLEADED GUILTY IN APRIL. HE RECEIVED A 21- MONTH SENTENCE TODAY. FRANKLIN IS THE FIRST COMMUNITY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE TO áBAN THE CONTROVERSIAL SUPPLIMENT KRATOM. THE CITY UNANIMOUSLY VOTED IN FAVOR …

Franklin has become the first community in New Hampshire to ban the controversial supplement kratom.The City Council members unanimously voted in favor of the ban.>> Download the FREE WMUR appThe Food and Drug Administration lists kratom as a drug of concern, saying it has a high addiction potential and harmful side effects.“I went around to the places I thought may be selling it and I did find a couple in our city that are selling it,” said Kandyce Tucker, coalition coordinator for the Franklin Mayor’s Drug Task Force. “They are not selling it now.”Kratom is mostly used in Southeast Asia but has been making its way to the United States and New Hampshire. The ban in Franklin took effect on Sunday.

Franklin has become the first community in New Hampshire to ban the controversial supplement kratom.

The City Council members unanimously voted in favor of the ban.

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The Food and Drug Administration lists kratom as a drug of concern, saying it has a high addiction potential and harmful side effects.

“I went around to the places I thought may be selling it and I did find a couple in our city that are selling it,” said Kandyce Tucker, coalition coordinator for the Franklin Mayor’s Drug Task Force. “They are not selling it now.”

Kratom is mostly used in Southeast Asia but has been making its way to the United States and New Hampshire.

The ban in Franklin took effect on Sunday.

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