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Fred Bodimer
June 14, 2019 - 1:41 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The most recent edition of Health Matters Presented by SSM Health provides KMOX listeners with an in-depth look at several hot button medical issues. From expert analysis on Kratom use in St. Louis County to a new study that could change the way we think about eating meat, this...
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Fred Bodimer
June 08, 2019 - 10:23 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — St. Louis County Council members are considering whether or not to allow the sale of the controversial herbal supplement called Kratom — or at least decide on rules for its sale in the county. St. Louis County Councilman Mark Harder says the first he heard from a constituent...
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MIAMI, FL - MAY 10: In this photo illustration, capsules of the drug Kratom are seen on May 10, 2016 in Miami, Florida. The herbal supplement is a psychoactive drug derived from the leaves of the kratom plant and it's been reported that people are using the supplement to get high and some states are banning the supplement. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Michael Calhoun
June 06, 2019 - 2:28 am
CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOX) — Kratom is becoming a controversial substance in these parts. Now, St. Louis County Council members are wondering if they need to ban the herbal supplement from Asia or at least decide on rules for its sale. "A year ago, we started talking about this with one of our...
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MIAMI, FL - MAY 10: In this photo illustration, capsules of the drug Kratom are seen on May 10, 2016 in Miami, Florida. The herbal supplement is a psychoactive drug derived from the leaves of the kratom plant and it's been reported that people are using the supplement to get high and some states are banning the supplement. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Michael Calhoun
May 29, 2019 - 2:14 am
ST. CHARLES (KMOX) - County Councilman Joe Cronin says he tried the herbal supplement Kratom recently out of curiosity and wound up building a backyard paver wall without any of his typical shoulder pain. That anecdote was offered Tuesday, as council members considered banning the substance...
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Alex Degman
May 07, 2019 - 10:00 pm
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (KMOX) — They don't know much about it, but St. Charles County officials are moving to ban an opioid-like substance that's currently available legally. Kratom comes from a tropical evergreen tree native to southeast Asia. It triggers the same receptors in your brain that an opioid...
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