Bolivia Touts Coca Flour As Way For Addicts To Kick Habit

English: A cup of mate de coca served in Villa...

Bolivia has already developed a type of beer using the base product of cocaine, but the Andean nation wants to further diversify its controversial coca crop into a market that literally deals in “dough.”

At the Fourth International Coca Leaf Forum, hosted by the Bolivian government in the capital of La Paz, the international drug policy expert Martin Jelsma of the Transnational Institute said that mild doses of the stimulant coca – such as that in cooking flour made from coca – could help drug addicts kick their habit to cocaine.

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