Pope Francis Speaks Out on Drugs

Published 06/20 2014 05:41PM

Updated 06/20 2014 05:57PM

Pope Francis is sharing his opinion on the legalization of recreational drugs.

He told members of an international drug conference in Rome that "drug addiction is an evil, and with evil there can be no yielding or compromise."
   
The pope's opinion comes in the midst of shifting public opinion toward the use of recreational drugs.
   
Two US states have legalized marijuana and others have announced plans to do so.

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