Somaliland: Appalling Fate of Yemen and Somalia’s Khat Addicts Revealed


People high on the drug can be spotted courtesy of their enlarged pupils and erratic behaviour

Somalilandsun – With side-effects that include mouth disease, tooth loss and, in some cases, mental illness, the drug, khat, a narcotic green leaf which produces a sense of euphoria in users takes a terrible toll on addicts, which in some cases, include children as young as six years old. Continue reading