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Regulation Of Kratom

Concerning the regulation of processors of kratom products.
2023 Regular Session
Business & Economic Development
Bill Summary

Effective July 1, 2024, the bill:

  • Establishes the minimum standards and labeling requirements for kratom products;
  • Requires that, prior to selling or offering for sale any kratom product, the processor of the kratom product (processor) register the kratom product with the department of revenue (department) and provide a certificate of analysis for the kratom product to the department;
  • Requires a processor to notify the department if an adverse event report is submitted to the federal food and drug administration for any of the processor's kratom products; and
  • Allows the department, if there is a reasonable basis, to require a test for compliance of a processor's kratom product by a third-party laboratory, to coordinate with a third-party laboratory to conduct the test, and to require the processor to pay the department's cost for the test.

The executive director of the department is required to promulgate rules to administer and enforce the bill and is authorized to impose fines on processors that violate the bill.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)




Bill Text


Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. J. Ginal, Sen. T. Sullivan



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