Anti Cocaine in any form U.S. crusade started in 1904, months after the 2nd and last time the Vatican issues Angelo Francois Mariani a medal as a benefactor of humanity for making Coca commercially available
The Vatican is Totally Pro Drug War
The Vatican's Pope JP2 Steered Nancy Reagan to Just Say No
Pope Francis is Totally Pro Drug War
Central to such total support for the drug war is the denial of the differences between whole herbs and refined, concentrated isolates- e.g. Cannabis, Coca and Opium versus THC and particularly heroin and cocaine hci and sulfate. Roman Catholic officials as the current Pope Francis lump them all together, ignoring how the shift to concentrates promotes drug abuse.