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The coca leaf. The US is going to send a message to… that plant.

The coca leaf. The US is going to send a message to… that plant.
By Pete Guither
Drug War Rant.com

The coca leaf has been an important part of the culture of Andean indigenous people for thousands of years (at least 5,000 years, in fact). It improves metabolism at high altitude, relieves feelings of hunger and provides energy, and also serves as an integral part of religious and cultural ceremony.

In all that time, there has been no clinical evidence of toxicity and nobody has ever been admitted to drug treatment centers for being addicted to the coca leaf.

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