Didnt jesus trip out in the desert, wandering for 40 days? How else did he see Satan?
But again, pscyhoactive plants are Demonized as the control-freaks realize that humans may very well not 'do as ordered'.
Dont forget that the fundiegelicals worked with the anti-union powers in the 30s, to date, to couple management of work forces with godly direction.
Detailed nicely in Jeff Sharlet's "The Family", we see it carrying thru to today. Newt's recent appearance on CBN shows the dual standards the fundiegelicals believe exist- one set for the 'chosen leaders' and one set for all the rest of us.
The bottom line is that the xians would rather spend billions on a lost cause- war on drugs, than accept human use of mind-altering drugs.
Legalize marijuana, free up jail space, and defund the DEA. The first right steps to balancing our economy.