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Burmese man busted with 20 kilograms of kratom

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A Myanmar man has been busted with 20 kilograms of kratom after he illegally crossed a natural border into Thailand in the southern Muang district in Prachuap Khiri Khan. Border patrol police and administrative officials were patrolling Ban Hup Phueng, a village near the natural pass on the Myanmar border, when they noticed a man walking with a shoulder bag.

45 year old San Nyunt was then arrested after police found his shoulder bag containing the kratom leaves. Kratom, is a mild narcotic, which has been categorised as an illegal drug in Thailand. San was then charged with illegal entry and possession of illicit drugs.

Such arrests of illegal border crossing have been more prevalent in recent months as the province has stepped up surveillance of the border due to the Covid-10 pandemic.

Source: Bangkok Post

 

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    herman

    Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 5:08 am

    Oh no, not kratom! The humanity!

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    Jack

    Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 2:41 pm

    This stuff and cannabis are great for period cramps for females, but nope.. you’re only allowed weak ineffective pills from the pharmacy. No you cannot have safe effective herbs that could be similarly compared to drinking a glass of wine or 1 beer!!

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    Phillyboy

    Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 6:01 pm

    Really ridiculous. You can legally purchase Kratom online in the USA and many other countries.

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    Dreqo

    Sunday, May 2, 2021 at 8:37 pm

    Wow, doing the Lord’s work. Round of applause everyone. *rolls eyes to near cramp*

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    Dreqo

    Sunday, May 2, 2021 at 8:42 pm

    @Jack
    9/10 people found safe and natural relief by ignoring nonsensical “laws.”

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