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Miraa’s effect on mental health divides opinion

Miraa’s effect on mental health divides opinion

Source: The Daily Nation Monday April 3 2017 By Angela Oketch If you thought miraa makes its users go mental, think again. Opinion appears divided over the long-term effects of… Read more »

Drug abuse in Msa blamed on irresponsible parenting

Drug abuse in Msa blamed on irresponsible parenting

By: Rodgers Buluma 2014-03-20 12:55 Mombasa – Parents in the coastal region have been faulted for setting bad examples for their children when it comes to drug abuse. This is… Read more »

There is need to ban miraa even in Kenya to save lives

There is need to ban miraa even in Kenya to save lives

While miraa (Khat) plays a critical role in earning income, the production and final consumption of it has many negatives that outweigh the positives. What is intriguing is that even… Read more »

It’s time government looks at effects of consuming miraa

It’s time government looks at effects of consuming miraa

By Billow Kerrow The plan by the UK government to ban miraa has infuriated farmers in Meru and their political leaders who are urging the government to forestall the action…. Read more »

Experts warn against chewing ‘khat’

Experts warn against chewing ‘khat’

Source: Gulf Times Chewing khat, a common practice in some countries in the region, increases the risk of death and stroke in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS), a new… Read more »

In order to fight drugs effectively, we need to have all information about narcotics

In order to fight drugs effectively, we need to have all information about narcotics

SOURCE: DAILY NATION By JOHN B. OSOROPosted Sunday, February 20 2011 at 18:32 Having a conversation with the former boss of the National Agency for the Campaign Against Drug Abuse… Read more »

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