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Gov't amending law to ban cultivation of kratom

Kow Gah Chie

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Modified 11 Jul 2019, 10:20 am

PARLIAMENT | Putrajaya will table an amendment to Poison Act 1952 to ban the cultivation, supply, import and export of kratom, Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye said today.

This is to prevent the abuse of kratom, he told the Dewan Rakyat during the question-and-answer session...

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