Miraa lobby seeks talks with UK PM May during Kenya visit

A miraa trader in Meru. Nyambene Miraa Traders Association wants to be included in the bilateral talks between President Uhuru Kenyatta and UK Prime Minister Theresa May who is set to visit the country. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Nyamita termed Ms May’s visit as timely and hope it will help resolve the issues that led to the ban on miraa in the UK in 2014.
  • Ms May spearheaded the miraa ban in the UK when she was the Home Office minister after the herb was classified a Class C drug.
  • Mr Munjuri wants the UK to reconsider its restrictions on miraa.

A miraa lobby group now wants to be included in the bilateral talks between President Uhuru Kenyatta and UK Prime Minister Theresa May who is set to visit the country.

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