Tangipahoa Parish Delays Decision on Kratom to Allow for More Research

In Tangipahoa Parish, the decision to ban the sale and distribution of kratom has been postponed to allow for further research. The parish council’s move comes amid ongoing debates about the safety and regulation of the herbal substance, which has gained popularity for its pain-relieving and mood-enhancing properties.

Council members expressed the need for more comprehensive information before making a final decision, highlighting the importance of understanding both the potential benefits and risks associated with kratom use. This delay aims to ensure that any future regulations are informed and balanced. For more details, read the full article on Hammond Star.