They said the decision to control miraa was not based on any evidence of medical or social harm.
The parliamenary Home Affairs committee chaired by Labour's Keith Vaz prpduced the report saying the ban may create “a highly profitable criminal black market.”
“The government must acknowledge that the ban itself has the potential to do harm to some of the most marginalized communities in the UK. A balance of the two scenarios is, therefore, the best alternative.,” the report says.
If the the ban continues, the committee says government should publish a strategy to address the marginalization of Somalis in the UK.