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Why should the Catholic Church take a position on alcohol and drug use and what should that position be?

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    Do you mean alcohol abuse? I assume you also mean illegal drug use.

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    Yes

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    The only reference made to these things in the Catholic Catechism is with reference to the virtue of temperance which “disposes us to avoid every kind of excess: the abuse of food, alcohol, tobacco, or medicine.” (CCC, 2290)

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