Kratom Gains Traction in Florida Amidst Varied Legal Status Across States

Kratom, a substance known for its stimulant and opioid-like effects, is witnessing a surge in popularity in Florida. This trend comes despite its controversial legal status in various states across the country. As reported by Local 10 News, kratom has joined the ranks of age-restricted products in Florida, aligning it with alcohol, cigarettes, and lottery tickets. The growing interest in kratom highlights the ongoing debate surrounding its use and regulation. While some advocate for its potential benefits, others express concerns over its safety and potential for misuse. Florida’s stance on kratom reflects a broader conversation about the balance between consumer freedom and public health.