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Legal Help for Tennessee Kratom Arrests

Need Legal Help in Tennessee? Dear Tennessee Kratom Advocates, It has been brought to my attention by the Tennessee Law Office of Lords and Cate that anyone arrested and/or prosecuted for possession of Kratom in Tennessee might have a Civil Rights violation case against the Tennessee County that arrested and/or prosecuted them. The Law Office of Lords and Cate is representing people in Civil...
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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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tennessee amendment

Tennessee Kratom Advocates Move One Step Closer To Victory

The Tennessee Conference Committee convened this morning on HB 1832 and SB 2258 and accepted a new 21+ amendment drafted by the committee itself. Below is the full text of the accepted amendment.   Conference Committee Report on House Bill No. 1832 / Senate Bill No. 2258 The House and Senate Conference Committee appointed pursuant to motions to resolve the differences between the two houses...
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TN and KS update

Kratom Legislative Update for Tennessee & Kansas – April 11, 2018

Tennessee: Successfully amended! Tennessee amended and passed House Bill 1832 with a 95 -1 vote on the House Floor on 4/9! The amendment to removed language that would have effectively made kratom illegal! NEXT STEPS: Now the Senate version of the bill (already amended) will soon be scheduled for a floor vote, hopefully by the end of this week. This is been a long hard road for Tennessee...
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Kratom Tennessee

Tennessee Update (3/14)

CORRECTED UPDATE as of 3/14: The House bill has been amended (all language mentioning kratom has been stripped) and passed out of the House Health committee and into theHouse Finance Ways & Means Committee. No word on when the bill will be scheduled. The Senate bill HAS YET TO BE AMENDED to reflect the House bill, although an amendment has been proposed by Rep. Pody. We are working to find...
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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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Tennessee SB 2258 HB 1832 Update

Update (3/2/18) on Tennessee SB 2258 & HB 1832

UPDATE: 3/2/18 Speaker Beth Harwell has added her name to HB 1832 and has sent the following email out to folks who have asked her to amend to bill and strike all language related to banning kratom. It looks as though she is our #1 ally right now. Also worth noting that she is running for Governor, and clearly deserves our support on that front as well! In an interesting twist, SB 2258 has been...
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