Anthropology

Kratom leaves to be left out of new narcotics list in Thailand

Justice Minister, Somsak Thapsutin said on Wednesday (December 11) that his ministry would propose new laws related to narcotics… and aimed to exclude kratom leaves from the drug lists.

“Those who use them can stop using it easily, and the leaves can be used as herb to relieve pain, fever, dysentery, or diarrhoea. Also, it is better than morphine thirteen times in killing pain, and has a few disadvantages.” [he stated].

Original Article (AsiaOne):
Kratom leaves to be left out of new narcotics list in Thailand
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