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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 »

Scientists say miraa source of crucial human medicines

Scientists say miraa source of crucial human medicines

Source: The Standard By Gatonye Gathura Mon, April 3rd 2017 Local scientists have reported huge potential for the development of new human medicines from miraa (khat) and pyrethrum. At the… Read more »

Shocking details of drug abuse in schools

Shocking details of drug abuse in schools

Source: The Standard By SYLVIA WAKHISI and DANIEL WESANGULA National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse ( Nacada) chairman John Mututho has demonstrated great passion in the… 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 »

Alarm as drug abuse shifts to primary schools

Alarm as drug abuse shifts to primary schools

Source: The Standard By:Elizabeth Mwai Bhang smoking is on the verge of over taking tobacco abuse, writes Elizabeth Mwai The age at which people are beginning to abuse drugs has… Read more »

Drug abuse- Why are Christians among the leading abusers of drugs?

Drug abuse- Why are Christians among the leading abusers of drugs?

Source: Kenya47.com Nacada has just released a report that outlines the leading districts where drugs are abused. Overall, it shows that Nairobi and western provinces are the leading provinces where… 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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