Kratom Arrests Turning Heads

 | Thu 1 Oct 2015 09:21 ICT

The incessant reports of kratom-related arrests has raised many an eyebrow in The Phuket News comments section, ranging from full support for the police to comments dismissing some arrests as nothing more than absurd.

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Kratom is indigenous to Southeast Asia, and especially Thailand, where it flourishes naturally, and has long been used by Southern Thais as a mild stimulant; so much so that most grandparents of youths today find nothing ill of the habit of chewing kratom leaves.

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