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What is Kratom?

Kratom. It's not illegal, but there's controversy surrounding its place in stores.(Source: WALB) Kratom. It's not illegal, but there's controversy surrounding its place in stores.(Source: WALB)
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Kratom. It's not illegal, but there's controversy surrounding its place in stores.

Users say the supplement, made from a Southeast Asian tree, is life changing and helps moderate pain without the addiction of other drugs.

However, the DEA and other state legislators have tried to outlaw the substance, but it has failed.

Watch Thursday at 6 p.m. as WALB's Mike Fussell gives us an in-depth look at how the drug affects users and why it’s become so controversial.

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