HUNTINGTON - Cabell County led West Virginia in overdose deaths through the first half of 2017 with 58 reported through mid-June, according to a briefing by officers involved in the Appalachia High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas.
The report shows Kanawha County with the second-highest number, with 34
Sheriff's deputies said an intoxicated Macon driver with two previous driving under the influence convictions was arrested after multiple crashes Monday with a half-empty bottle of apple-flavored vodka in his car and an herbal supplement called “kratom.”
A sworn affidavit from the sheriff's office said the
Dr. Supaporn Pitiporn, head of the herb product development project at Chaopraya Abhaiphubejhr Hospital, said the benefits of kratom outweigh its drawbacks.
He said the institute was assigned to conduct the study after the Public Health Ministry recommended that Thais should be able to grow kratom
Kratom is a drug that is actually relatively new to the United States and Europe. For many years, it was used in Southeast Asia as a medicine to treat diarrhea, a painkiller, and a general recreational drug. The name “kratom” refers to a certain tree
The Narcotic Crops Survey and Monitoring Institute is now studying how many kratom trees families should be allowed to grow.
“We have assigned the Institute to conduct the study as the Public Health Ministry has recommended that Thais should be able to grow kratom (Mitragyna speciose)
It’s likely that President Trump was influenced by an interim report that was presented to him last week by the Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, which compared the nation’s overdose death toll to the toll that resulted from the terrorist attacks
The city rejected a Boca Raton man’s proposal to open a kava bar in June, saying it violated the city’s ban on designer drugs. Now, Jeffrey Bowman has kicked off a legal fight, asking the court to overrule the city and let him open the