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Communities in uproar over decision to ban stimulant

A row has errupted in Sheffield over the Government's decision to ban the herbal stimulant Khat which is widely used by the Yemeni and Somali communities.

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Angry reaction to Government drug ban

There has been an angry reaction in parts of Sheffield today to a decision by the Home Secretary to go ahead with a ban on the herbal stimulant khat.

The amphetamine-like substance comes from a plant imported from Africa. It's been used by parts of the Yemeni and Somalian culture for many years. Khat user, Amir Yafa explains.

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