Kratom Ban Passes Senate Committee

Mar 11, 2015

A bill that would put kratom on Florida’s list of Schedule I substances passed the Senate Committee on Criminal Justice by just one vote on Tuesday, the Palm Beach Post reports.

Credit Drug Enforcement Administration
Kratom is an herbal drug, comprised of the leaf of a tree that grows in Southeast Asia. It can produce opium-like effects. According to the Post, the bill would make it a first-degree misdemeanor to possess the substance.