Up until last week, I had never heard of kratom, which is an herb grown in Southeast Asia — the different strains of which, depending on what you listen to, can be anything from a replacement for your morning coffee to something comparable to an LSD trip.
According to protectkratom.org:
Kratom is native to Southeast Asia and has been safely used there for centuries, and decades in the United States. The American Kratom Association advocates for pure kratom availability, scientific study of kratom, and appropriate consumer protections.
Sen. Jon Bramnick, R-Union, is sponsoring bill S3549 that would require kratom to be regulated, prohibit the sale of kratom to anyone under 21, and establish administrative penalties for any person who sells a kratom product without product registration.
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