Britain Khat Ban

July 3, 2013 - 12:35 PM
FILE - In this photo taken Wednesday July 12, 2012 Isaq Abdi sits beside bundles of khat which he sells for his employer in Mogadishu, Somalia. The British government says Wednesday July 3 2013 that it is banning khat, an herbal stimulant, despite advice against such a move by an official advisory body. Khat, also known as cathonine, is popular in parts of the Middle East and Africa, where users chew the leaf to release stimulants that produce a mild high. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh, file)