Kenyans Fear Economic Impact as the UK Prepares to Ban Khat

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A plant that generates a mildly euphoric effect when chewed, called Khat is to be banned and classed as a Class C drug in the UK. It's mainly grown and consumed in East Africa and the Horn, but is also widely used by exiled Somali populations, hundreds of thousands of whom live in the UK. The British government has cited alleged negative health and social effects but the ban could have a major economic impact in northern Kenya where khat is a lucrative cash crop
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