Kratom: A Drug Similar To Heroin Being Sold In Our Cities

KratomA new drug that is capturing fans and is believed to be dangerous (like heroin) but interestingly enough is very easily available at the stores (can be  purchased  without any fear at the counter). Most parents are not aware of this new drug but it is permissible to sell legally in this country. At the head shops, it is being sold by calling it a tea and being pitched as an illicit drug.

The name of this drug is said to be kratom and despite of being legal, it is in the list of concerned drugs of law enforcement agencies.

How the drug has gained popularity?

Youngsters are getting high the drug as they are getting it through online sources with the testimonials in the shape of YouTube videos. It can be obtained from these vendors without any difficulty as there is no restriction on its sale and purchase. Moreover, there are some vendors which can provide them a significant amount of detail that is required by these youngsters so that they may know about the dosage which would be appropriate for them.

An Introduction to the drug

The drug which is known as kratom it is actually created from the leaves of Mitragyna Speciosa tree the origin of which is in Southeast Asian countries like Thailand and Indonesia. You can it in the powder form or tablets or capsules as well. Kratom is known to be a stimulant if small dosage is taken while high doses make the drug sedative.

The State of Ohio does not allow its sale and purchase

Jonathan Fulkerson who is the deputy chief counsel for Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine told that the drug is not allowed to be sold legally in the state therefore the drug operation has been done at the large scale too.

We tried to find out that how the drug is being sold at the stores who sold it to us by telling that the pills would help us to get relief from pain and it will let us to sleep well.

When the owner was told that the kratom has not yet got approval to be used for medical purpose in the country. He replied that he was unaware of the thing that it is being sold by the employees as a drug.

When another visit was paid to the owner, Drummond, he assured to look at it and he avoided the sale of kratom when he became aware that people are getting into trouble because of it.

Is it really painful?

Studies have been done which have shown that the natural herb is safe and side effects are very minor but there are also some cases which indicate that people are found in emergency due to its use. It has been discovered that using the plant every day can give some unwanted effects which nervousness, aggression, tremors and sleeplessness.

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