The drug "cocaine" became a 'controlled substance' in 1970 and is used today mostly by the rich middle and upper classes, esp. Lawyers, Doctors, sportsman, actors, singers, celebrities, journalists, politicians, stock brokers etc. In moderation it is fairly harmless & has some positive characteristics. Its not controlled by the underworld or Mafia. Snuff boxes were very popular during the British Empire. It was embraced by the upper classes and was also used by professionals and aristocracy.