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Kapuas Hulu Malay Customary Leader, Itam Durni, expects President Joko Widodo and related ministers to visit Kapuas Hulu to meet directly with kratom farmers in the Kapuas Hulu region of West Kalimantan. Kratom has been widely cultivated by Kapuas Hulu farmers.

“The public should not be swayed by existing businesses, Mr. President, we request that the minister come to Kapuas Hulu,” said Itam Durni, in Putussibau, the capital city of Kapuas Hulu Regency, West Kalimantan, Wednesday (6/11).

Kratom Leaf is declared by the National Narcotics Agency (BNN) as group 1 of narcotics. Many of the leaves are cultivated in West Kalimantan (West Kalimantan) so that regulations will not be sold freely to the wider community.

Previously, the Governor of West Kalimantan, Sutarmidji said that he would encourage kratom to be cultivated by the people of West Kalimantan. He wants this leaf to be used for pharmaceutical and medical needs.

Further delivered by Itam Durni, government policies related to kratom plants must be pro-people. Because kratom plants are now the livelihoods of the Kapuas Hulu people.

He asked the government to see various aspects. Because the public has never abused Kratom for drugs if you want to buy, you can buy Kratom or order.

“Rubber is already cheap, jobs are difficult, Kratom is wanting to ban it again. So the community has to work to meet their needs, the cost of living is getting higher,” he said.

Moreover, said Itam Durni, the statement of the National Narcotics Agency that kratom belongs to the Narcotics group one, of course, it makes the kratom farmers very devastated. “Fox glue can also be misused what should the Fox glue factory be closed. I think this is only talking about policies, don’t make the community more impoverished, make policies that are pro to the people, so we ask Mr. Jokowi to intervene directly to meet kratom farmers in Kapuas Hulu,” he said.

He also said that kratom plants had existed since their ancestors for traditional medicines and were never abused.