Kratom products; prohibited acts, civil penalty. (HB1307)

Introduced By

Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Kratom; prohibited acts; civil penalty. Provides that no person that sells, prepares, manufactures, distributes, or maintains kratom products, as defined in the bill, or advertises, represents, or holds itself out as selling, preparing, manufacturing, distributing, or maintaining kratom products shall prepare, distribute, sell, or expose for sale (i) any kratom product that is includes or is packed with a substance that is not kratom and that affects the quality or strength of the kratom product or that contains any poisonous or otherwise deleterious ingredient; (ii) any kratom product that contains a level of 7-hydroxymitragynine in the alkaloid fraction that is greater than two percent of the overall alkaloid composition of the product or any synthetic alkaloids or other synthetically derived compounds of the kratom plant; (iii) any kratom extract that contains levels of residual solvents that are higher than is allowed in Chapter 467 of current edition of the United States Pharmacopeia; or (iv) any kratom product that does not provide labeling directions necessary for safe and effective use by consumers, including a recommended serving size. The bill provides that any person that violates the provisions of the bill shall be subject to a civil penalty in the amount of $100 for a first violation, a civil penalty in the amount of $200 for a second violation, and a civil penalty in the amount of $500 for a third or subsequent violation. Read the Bill »


01/31/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee


01/21/2022Presented and ordered printed 22103668D
01/21/2022Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/28/2022Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #1
01/31/2022Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
02/07/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1307)
02/08/2022Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2023
02/10/2022Continued to 2023 in Health, Welfare and Institutions

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