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N.C. bill seeks to ban Asian herb kratom

By William R. Toler

Richmond Co. Daily Journal
Posted 5/20/16

RALEIGH — A recently introduced bill has some worried about an Asian herb used to treat narcotic addiction being outlawed. State Sen. Tom McInnis, R-Richmond, filed Senate Bill 830 last week. The legislation would add mitragynine — an …

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