The consignment was declared as Mitragyna speciosa, the scientific name of the kratom tree. Photo: Handout The consignment was declared as Mitragyna speciosa, the scientific name of the kratom tree. Photo: Handout
The consignment was declared as Mitragyna speciosa, the scientific name of the kratom tree. Photo: Handout

Customs makes first seizure of kratom just weeks after drug is banned in Hong Kong

  • Customs discovers 2.5 tonnes of the drug in powder form in transit from Indonesia to Florida, where it is legal in all but one county
  • No attempt was made to disguise the shipment, which arrived about two weeks after Hong Kong outlawed the drug

Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong
The consignment was declared as Mitragyna speciosa, the scientific name of the kratom tree. Photo: Handout The consignment was declared as Mitragyna speciosa, the scientific name of the kratom tree. Photo: Handout
The consignment was declared as Mitragyna speciosa, the scientific name of the kratom tree. Photo: Handout
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