Ban on stimulant Khat

Home Secretary Theresa May has said she stands by her decision to ban herbal stimulant Khat, despite the Home Affairs Select Committee calling for her to change her mind, due to lack of evidence over harms.

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Yemeni group opposes plan to ban stimulant khat

Members of the Yemeni community in Wales have joined a campaign against plans by the Home Secretary to ban the herbal stimulant khat.

They claim it does them no harm and is an important cultural tradition.

They invited ITV News to see them chewing khat at a weekend get-together in Cardiff.

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