Mathias Schmidt

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    March 20, 2014

    Plant Being Sold as Kava Could Make People Sick

    Concerns about safety and economics are roiling the kava industry in Polynesia. Roots of the kava plant are used to make a mildly stimulating, euphoric beverage that has long been a cultural mainstay in the Pacific Islands and, more lately, a significant and remunerative export. But one type of plan ... More >>