US lobby group in Indonesia to convince govt not to ban export of kratom

Indonesian authorities want to ban kratom, but the US wants the country to regulate it. PHOTO: KRATOMXYZ.NET
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JAKARTA - The possibility that Indonesia may ban the growth and export of a controversial herbal supplement with psychoactive properties has set off lobbying efforts from the United States.

The US sources 95 per cent of kratom from the South-east Asian country.

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