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Advocates decry Ohio pharmacy board vote to ban kratom

March 11, 2019 | Media News

Professor Douglas Berman was quoted in an article in The Columbus Dispatch titled, Advocates decry Ohio pharmacy board vote to ban kratom.

“The huge fundamental issue is do we want the government saying ‘we’re unsure about this, therefore we prohibit it until we can be sure it’s safe’?” he said. “Or do we say ‘some people are benefiting from this, even if there is risk, let it be legal until we get proof that it’s more harmful than healthy?’”