Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 444.001

In this chapter:


“Food” has the meaning assigned by Section 431.002 (Definitions).


“Kratom” means any part of the leaf of the plant Mitragyna speciosa.


“Kratom processor” means a person who:


manufactures, prepares, distributes, or maintains kratom products for sale;


advertises, represents, or holds oneself out as a manufacturer, preparer, or seller of kratom products;


is responsible for ensuring the purity and proper labeling of kratom products; or


packages or labels kratom products.


“Kratom product” means a food, including an extract, capsule, or pill, containing any form of kratom.


“Kratom retailer” means a kratom processor who sells kratom products to consumers or who advertises, represents, or holds oneself out as a person who sells kratom products to consumers.
Added by Acts 2023, 88th Leg., R.S., Ch. 2 (S.B. 497), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2023.

Source: Section 444.001 — Definitions, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­444.­htm#444.­001 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 444.001’s source at texas​.gov