Sunday, July 23, 2017

Khat an Increasing Problem for Ethiopian Youth

The New York Times published on 22 July 2017 an article titled "For Ethiopia's Underemployed Youth, Life Can Center on a Leaf" by Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura.

About half of Ethiopia's youth are thought to chew khat, a psychotropic amphetamine-like stimulant. The economic and social damage is considerable although khat is a boon to Ethiopian farmers.

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