khat

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khat:

see staff treestaff tree,
common name for some temperate members of the Celastraceae, a family of trees and shrubs (many of them climbing forms), widely distributed except in polar regions.
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The market will uplift the hygienic standards of miraa and make it acceptable to the consumers.
Due to the current marketing problems facing the miraa trade, a bill is being introduced in the Meru county to allow its sale in foreign markets.
I could see two dead bodies of my colleagues lying on the ship," Miraa told the Associated Press in a telephone interview.
We work with people out in Africa and I have seen first-hand the damage miraa can do and the effects it can have.
uk Miraa, or khat, is a flowering plant native to tropical East Africa and the Arabian Peninsula.
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