Lee County Head LEO Gives His Perspective on Kratom

Kratom is a product made from an evergreen tree in Southeast Asia(a tree in the Coffee family) that has both opioid-like properties and stimulant-like effects, and it has Law Enforcement worried about its risk to public health. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson joined the conversation by phone to discuss some of the problems surrounding Kratom … Continue reading “Lee County Head LEO Gives His Perspective on Kratom”

Over-the-counter Kratom affects the brain “just like heroin”

More than 100 people have overdosed on a supplement or herbal drug called Kratom. It’s from a tree that grows in tropical Asia and Dr. Scott Hambleton, from the Mississippi Physician Health Program, told Paul Gallo that it is an addictive substance that affects the brain “just like heroin”.