Khat: a legal high, but should it be banned?

It's like saying we'll ban alcohol because there are people who are alcoholic
Channel 4 News (UK)
Tuesday, January 22, 2013

chewing-khatKhat, a stimulant drug, is chewed by around 90,000 people in the east African and Yemeni communities in the UK. But now the Home Office is considering banning the substance. During the last election, pro-ban activists met politicians, offering them community votes. In return, they wanted their support for the ban on khat. Some politicians accepted the offer and supported the mission.