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A Mississippi Task Force is Spreading Propaganda Across the State to Ban Kratom

“We can’t arrest our way out of this.” Tammy Reynolds spoke those words on August 15, 2017 in a packed courtroom in the town of Columbus, in Lowndes County, Mississippi. Recently promoted to the rank of captain in the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics (MBN), Reynolds was there to speak about the opioid epidemic along with …

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Kratom Legality Update: Georgia House Votes to Regulate, Ohio Board of Pharmacy votes to Ban, Public Hearing on Kratom Ban in Lowndes Co, MS

Georgia House Passes Bill Requiring Age Restrictions, Labeling Requirements for Kratom Following advocacy from the American Kratom Association as well as Georgian kratom consumers, the Georgia House of Representatives voted 164-1 to move forward on a bill regulating kratom in the state. House Bill 551, should it pass through the Georgia Senate and be signed …

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One-Sided Local News Reporting and a ban on Kratom in Columbus, Mississippi

Following one-sided, “Reefer Madness” style fear-based reports from news outlets in North Mississippi, the town of Columbus, MS decided to ban kratom. A February 4, 2019 report by news station WCBI featured Lowndes County resident Angela Jourdan who claimed her marriage was “affected by Kratom” and was lobbying to the Columbus city council to have …

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