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Khat

In this file picture taken on June 20, 2014 A man holds bundled of the stimulant plant khat (qat), in Harlesden, north west London. (Credit: JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

17 Indicted In International Drug Ring Case In New York

According to officials, the substance known as khat was shipped to the United States through the United Kingdom, China, Holland and Belgium.

06/27/2014

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Seen At 11: Customs Officials Launch Crackdown On Khat

Customs officials at New York area airports are cracking down on a drug called khat. Authorities at JFK’s International Postal Facility told CBS 2’s Tony Aiello that they are seizing the drug by the ton.

05/21/2012