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News Agency Retracts Anti-Kratom Story After An Outcry In Support Of Kratom

This week, a local news agency  published a story about Kratom. In this story, the DEA agents identified  Kratom as a synthetic version of marijuana. After publishing it, there was an outcry in support of Kratom and corrections to the article. The DEA agent they spoke with Thursday admitted he misspoke and later clarified that Kratom is …

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Authorities Seize Kratom From Wholesale Shamanic Herbs

U.S. Marshals on Thursday seized more than 25,000 pounds of raw kratom material, a botanical the government associates with hallucinations, sleeplessness, tremors and other adverse health effects. Approximately 500 cartons of kratom, worth more than $5 million, were seized from Rosefield Management, Inc. in Van Nuys, California after the product was imported from C.V. Bali …

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