A Khat Boom in Ethiopia and Kenya

Chewing themselves into madness? This mild narcotic plant may generate substantial amount of revenue to the governments, but it also disrupts people’s lives. By Chuko and Mama | The Economist, “This is Khat,” explains Teklu Kaimo, gesturing to the wooded field behind him. He started growing it in 1976, and over the years its soft, green leaves […]

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