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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Home Secretary re-affirms herbal stimulant ban

The Home Secretary has re-affirmed her decision to ban a controversial herbal stimulant, used by members of the Somali and Yemeni communities in Wales.

Theresa May ignored calls from MPs on the Home Affairs Select Committee - which said her decision to ban KHAT was "not based on evidence of medical or social harm." Tom Sheldrick reports.

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