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Introduction to the special issue: The changing use and misuse of khat (Catha edulis) – Tradition, trade and tragedy

Odenwald, Michael, Klein, Axel, Warfa, Nasir (2010) Introduction to the special issue: The changing use and misuse of khat (Catha edulis) – Tradition, trade and tragedy. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 132 (3). 537 -539. ISSN 0378-8741. (doi:10.1016/j.jep.2010.11.012) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:29018)

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Abstract

Within the last decade the hitherto little known psychoactive substance of khat has emerged as a regional

increases in consumption have raised public health concerns. Given the complexity of the topic spanning

urgent. To facilitate the exchange of information, prompt interdisciplinary research and alert international

conference in 2009. This special issue of the Journal of Ethnopharmacology contains articles written by

research and politics.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/j.jep.2010.11.012
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DT Africa
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > HV5800 Drug habits and abuse
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Tony Rees
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2012 11:06 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 08:52 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/29018 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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