National Kratom Update: May 2018

By Chapman Action Network 5/22/18   New Kratom Laws: Kansas - VICTORY! Governor Colyer signed the amended SB 282 bill into law on Monday, May 14, keeping kratom legal in Kansas.    States with Pending Legislation: Louisiana - Another BAD “Study” Bill Nears Passage HR 177 is a resolution that requests the “Louisiana Department of Health to study the scheduling of Mitragyna...
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Minnesota Kratom

UPDATE 3/22: Minnesota HF 3479 Has Been Amended to 18+, Ban Removed

UPDATE 3/22: HF 3479 was successfully amended by the Minnesota Public Safety Committee this morning, replacing the language that would have banned kratom with restrictions on possession and sales to minors. You can listen to audio from the hearing here, starting around the 33:00 minute mark. Thank you to the American Kratom Association for their on the ground lobbying efforts and all of the...
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state by state kratom update

State by State Kratom Update – 3/6/2018

GEORGIA HR1160 was heard earlier today in the Georgia House Special Rules committee. The bill’s sponsor, Representative Dewayne Hill, testified before the committee in support of the bill. The hearing can be found here starting at the 34:00 minute mark. Rep. Hill mentioned that he’s been speaking with a local coroner who was informing him about the recent “deaths associated with kratom.”...
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