Search


You have searched for "kratom"

Showing 1-10 of 20

Sort by: Newest | Oldest | Relevance


Poisons Act to be amended to address ketum abuse

THE government is planning to table amendments to the Poisons Act 1952 to address the issue of ketum (kratom) abuse in the country, said Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.

Health Ministry to amend Poisons Act 1952 to address ketum abuse

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is planning to table amendments to the Poisons Act 1952 to address the issue of ketum (kratom) abuse in the country, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.

Miracle treatment or dangerous drug?

Kratom is already banned for domestic consumption in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, but Indonesia allows its export in unprocessed form and is cashing in on the crop.

Thais legalise medical marijuana and kratom

BANGKOK: Thailand’s legislature agreed to amend the country’s drug law to allow the licensed medical use of marijuana, as well as kratom, a locally grown plant traditionally used as a stimulant and painkiller.

Thailand paves way for legal marijuana

BANGKOK: Thailand’s legislature has officially proposed legal amendments that would allow the licensed medical use of marijuana, making it a potential trailblazer in Asia in legalising what used to be regarded strictly as a dangerous drug.

The highs and lows of politics

How the Government addresses ketum addiction is a hot topic among Siamese voters in northern Kedah.

Ministry looking at total ketum ban

KUALA LUMPUR: The Bill to criminalise the sale, possession, consumption and planting of ketum is expected to be tabled in Parliament next year, said the Health Ministry.

Rooting out ketum menace

EXCLUSIVE: PETALING JAYA: Authorities are acting to clamp down on the consumption and sale of ketum leaves by increasing fines by up to 10 times and imposing a longer jail sentence on offenders.

Six plead not guilty to possessing kratom

KANGAR: Five Malaysian men and a Thai national pleaded not guilty at the Sessions Court here to charges of possessing 990kg of kratom (daun ketum).

Firm on zero tolerance against drugs

SINGAPORE: Asean has reaffirmed its zero tolerance stand against drugs in the region and has rejected any suggestion to legalise certain types of drugs.