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Mississippi towns, counties can still ban kratom in 2020

On March 3rd, two Mississippi statewide kratom ban bills, as well as a Kratom Consumer Protection Act, were all left to die in committee. This ensures a statewide ban on kratom cannot happen until the 2021 legislative session. The same night, the city council of Edwardsville, Illinois voted to ban kratom, even though a Kratom …

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Kratom Advocates Share Their Stories at Georgia House Study Committee

On December 28, 2018, a Georgia House of Representatives study committee convened to discuss kratom and take public comments. Rep. Dewayne Hill chaired the committee, and sat on a panel with other GA representatives Michael Caldwell, Karen Mathiak, and Vernon Jones (who openly uses and advocates for kratom), as well as State Senator Jeff Mullins. …

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