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Stimulant Khat Banned In United Kingdom

By McCarton Ackerman

The ban sent khat businesses both at home and abroad scrambling for ways to make up the loss of income. MORE  

Somali Militants Prey on Khat Addicts

By Bryan Le

Islamic militant group Al-Shabaab targets young addicts to strengthen its ranks. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 12, 2012

By Luke Walker

New York's Oxy Scrips Up 82% in Three Years, Drug war in Mexico claims nearly fifty thousand lives, and Californian drunk driving surfer ditches car to evade cops via ocean.  MORE  

The Netherlands Bans Khat

By McCarton Ackerman

The chewy East African leaf with stimulant properties has a long history. But the Dutch are changing their image. MORE  

Inside Islam's Druggy Underworld

By Maer Roshan

In many Arab nations, drugs or alcohol are punishable by death. But as Islamic expert Joseph Braude reports in a revealing interview, decades of corruption and repression have created a wave of addiction that's sweeping the region's most hard-line regimes. MORE  

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