Tonight on KX at 5: Kratom is legal, but its effect on pregnancy, newborns is troubling

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The herbal supplement Kratom is legal, but its opioid-like effects are raising concerns for doctors. 

Often, it’s being used as an alternative to opioid painkillers, such as morphine and oxycodone. 

Tonight on KX News at 5, you’ll hear from a local physician who says Kratom can be a serious issue for newborns. 

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