Yes, Kratom, or mitragyna speciosa, is legal in the city of Austin, Texas, United States.
Austin, like other major cities in Texas, has never introduced, or passed legislation that bans, criminalizes, regulates, or otherwise inhibits the access to the plant kratom. And again, we applaud the city of Austin, along with it’s community leaders and municipal law makers for maintaining a level head, despite some communities undergoing a similar situation to “Reefer Madness.”
Austin, along with just about every large major metropolitan area, is largely democratic in nature, and without digressing into geopolitics, it’s because in urban areas, the tendency to rely on civic services, such as YMCAs, or fire departments (instead of Volunteer Fire Departments) increases astronomically. With that in mind, we can be reassured, at least marginally, that the city of Austin, perhaps in keeping with it’s motto, ‘Keep Austin Weird’, will not over react to the misguided efforts of a small portion of the country at large.
Kratom is legal in Austin, Texas, and so buying kratom is not difficult. With an array of head shops, vape shops, smoke shops, and other quirky establishments that may carry kratom, one is bound to find a place suitable to purchase kratom from. Always remember to do adequate research on the establishments you’re considering prior to purchase in order to mitigate wasting money on product that doesn’t meet your expectations.
Greater Austin is composed of an extended sprawl of small neighborhoods, suburbs, and towns that outlie that city’s edges. To date, none of the communities in the Greater Austin area have introduced or passed any bill that regulates, bans, or criminalizes kratom in any way.
|Shady Hollow||Wells Branch||Bartlett||Dripping Springs|
|West Lake Hills||Bee Cave||Garfield||Lago Vista|
In addition to the communities, the institutions of higher education are okay to have, possess and use kratom. People are often concerned about if they can carry kratom on them to various public places, and the answer, is generally, yes, except in some rare circumstances. Certainly, to date, all the academic institutions in Austin, Texas do not have any bylaws banning the kratom plant. These include the list of universities and colleges in and around the Austin, Texas area, colloquially referred to as the ‘Hill Country’.
|University of Texas School of Law||St. Edwards University||University of Texas at Austin|
|Acton School of Business||Concordia University||Austin School of Theology|
|Hutson-Tillotson University||National American Uni||Austin Community College|
In addition to Austin, Texas, kratom is legal in other Texas cities as well. If you need to read more about the specific cities, you can use the list created and linked that addresses the legality of kratom in Texas cities. For questions regarding how to go about buying kratom for the first time, simply click the link in this sentence, and you can educate yourself on the proper measures to ensure you’re well educated on what to expect when buying kratom for the first time.