• First@4: COVID-19 record numbers; Kratom Controversy; Fraudulent unemployment claims

    First@4: COVID-19 record numbers; Kratom Controversy; Fraudulent unemployment claims0

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Here’s a look at the day’s top stories as of 4 p.m. on Wednesday.

    It’s another record day for COVID-19 cases in South Dakota. Active COVID-19 cases in South Dakota are at 3,108, according to the South Dakota Department of Health’s daily update.

    A record 192 people are hospitalized with the virus. The state did not report any more deaths connected to COVID-19.

    To find the latest COVID-19 numbers and stories, visit the coronavirus page on KELOLAND.com


    You may have noticed signs around town in front of strip malls advertising something called Kratom. Not everyone is familiar with it, but the substance from the leaf of a Southeast Asian plant is growing in popularity– so much so it’s now more than a billion dollar business.… Continue reading.

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  • PREVIEW: A miracle cure or a drug of concern?

    PREVIEW: A miracle cure or a drug of concern?0

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — You may have noticed signs around town in front of strip malls advertising something called Kratom. Not everyone is familiar with it, but the substance from the leaf of a Southeast Asian plant is growing in popularity– so much so it’s now more than a billion dollar business.

    Supporters say it’s all natural and point to a host of reported benefits. But not everyone is sold on kratom, including many in the medical profession, who worry about its potential addictive properties and misuse.

    “I think what’s frightening about it is, like with so many supplements, people view it as a natural healing substance, and don’t do their normal due diligence.… Continue reading.

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  • JFK customs officer stole cash from hundreds of travelers to fund Kratom addiction

    JFK customs officer stole cash from hundreds of travelers to fund Kratom addiction0

    “Instead of seeking the help he needed, Joseph self-medicated with a drug that is considered legal in this country. This drug, although considered ‘all natural,’ led to the downfall of my son’s life,” wrote Deborah Capobianco, Cialone’s mother, to the federal judge in his case.… Continue reading.

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  • 8 Best Kratom Vendors Online: Reviews of the Top Sites to Buy Kratom

    8 Best Kratom Vendors Online: Reviews of the Top Sites to Buy Kratom0

    San Diego, California – ( NewMediaWire ) – September 22, 2020 – Over the past few decades, Kratom’s popularity has soared across the globe, and with it, the online Kratom vendors’ landscape. This supplement’s fame has spread far and wide as more people learn of its benefits and how it can change their lives.

    However, with increasing demands, the list of soft Kratom manufacturers keeps growing. And although not all will meet your expectations or benefit you, buying good quality Kratom from a reliable vendor is very important. Remember, you’re playing with your health here.

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    So, what are the best Kratom vendors that you can get good quality products from?… Continue reading.

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  • ABC 12 Investigation: ‘Kratom Kraze’

    ABC 12 Investigation: ‘Kratom Kraze’0

    FLINT, Mich. (WJRT) – (9/19/2020) – (9/18/2020) – Kratom is a controversial product with a popular following.

    While some say it has the power to heal, others believe it has the potential to be downright dangerous.

    It’s a popular plant that’s native to Thailand and partsd of Southeast Asia. In the United States, Kratom is billed as an herbal supplement. Some use it to help with pain, and others use it to treat opioid addiction and withdrawal.

    Getting kratom is legal and easy to get just by logging online or visiting your local smoke shop.

    Bryan Pelkey owns 2 Steps Higher Head Shop and Mundy Township, and has been selling kratom for a decade.… Continue reading.

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  • ABC12 Investigation: ‘Kratom Kraze’

    ABC12 Investigation: ‘Kratom Kraze’0


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    FLINT, Mich. (WJRT) – Kratom is a controversial product with a popular following.

    While some say it has the power to heal, others believe it has the potential to be downright dangerous.

    It’s a popular plant that’s native to Thailand and partsd of Southeast Asia. In the United States, Kratom is billed as an herbal supplement. Some use it to help with pain, and others use it to treat opioid addiction and withdrawal.

    Getting kratom is legal and easy to get just by logging online or visiting your local smoke shop.

    Bryan Pelkey owns 2 Steps Higher Head Shop and Mundy Township, and has been selling kratom for a decade.… Continue reading.

    READ MORE