This week: Kratom banned in France, Mississippi State Senator Chuck Younger announces he’ll introduce a bill to ban kratom in his state, and we examine kratom as covered in media over the past week.
Produced by Brian Gallagher for https://www.kratomscience.com/
Kratom Science Europe post https://www.kratomscience.eu/kratom-in-france/
Article about France’s kratom ban in LeMonde https://www.lemonde.fr/societe/article/2020/01/09/le-kratom-souvent-utilise-comme-substitut-a-certains-opioides-est-desormais-interdit-en-france_6025324_3224.html
ANSM tweet and replies from French citizens https://twitter.com/ansm/status/1214571220190072834?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1214571220190072834&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.20minutes.fr%2Fsante%2F2690015-20200108-psychotropes-achat-detention-kratom-desormais-interdits-france
r/kratom post about France https://www.reddit.com/r/kratom/comments/elfqsy/kratom_is_now_banned_from_france/
KQED (NPR) story about kratom https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/01/13/789145948/the-kratom-debate-helpful-herb-or-dangerous-drug?utm_campaign=storyshare&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social
New England Journal of Medicine article on “acute mitragynine intoxication” deaths turning out to be multiple drug-related https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMc1811055
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