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By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

UK: Herbal stimulant khat to be banned

The herbal stimulant khat is to be banned by the government, against the advice of its own Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs.   In January the ACMD said khat should remain a legal substance, saying there More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

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

Khat, 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. Jamal Osman finds out why. In an industrial More...

A Comprehensive Guide to Toxicology in Preclinical Drug Development
By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Book Review: A Comprehensive Guide to Toxicology in Preclinical Drug Development

Hiiraan Online As one of the leading online news for Somalia, HOL is focused not only delivering the latest news from Somalia, but also desires to create a positive influence for its growing members and share with More...

By goth Mohamed On Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Somalia: Al-Shabaab in the mafrishes?

BY LIBAN OBSIYE I was thoroughly disappointed. I had gone to a mafrish with a friend and had not met one, not even one, Al Shabaab recruiter. Perhaps they were there staring at me with their red blood shot eyes More...

By Sahra Farah On Monday, June 25th, 2012

CANADA: Somali shot dead in Toronto had ties to Alberta drug trade

TORONTO — A 28-year-old Somali-Canadian found fatally shot in an expensive Toronto apartment building Saturday night was killed by a single gunshot wound to the chest, an autopsy has found. But as to why Hussein More...

By Hassan Ali On Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Somali-Canadians Caught In Alberta’s Deadly Drug Trade

EDMONTON, 24 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – Four months after he left Toronto, 21-year-old Abas Abukar was dead. On Halloween morning in 2008, the former Humber College student’s body was found in Northmount More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, July 17th, 2009

Somaliland’s addict economy – khat drains struggling economy

HARGEISA, 18 Jul 2009 (Somalilandpress) — Somalia’s economy is dominated by trade in khat, a narcotic banned in the U.S. and much of Europe. Eye-popping, head-buzzing khat is loved by Somali men who chew the More...