Law’s Jonathan Adler discusses lack of regulations on kava plant

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cleveland.comJonathan Adler, the Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law, discussed the regulations—or lack thereof—around the kava plant, a member of the pepper plant family. Kava comes from the western Pacific Islands where it is used for medicine and rituals. “It’s not specifically regulated, beyond the general federal regulations governing the marketing of nutritional supplements and the like,” Adler said.