The evidence is circumstantial, but it is there, and when added together it presents a compelling picture that, for many readers at least, Popeye’s strength-giving spinach is meant as a clear metaphor for the miraculous powers of marijuana.
“bullet” Radley Balko talks about rights and gets some scary email.
“bullet” Robert Sharpe comes out with one of his usual outstanding letters, this time on heroin treatment (making the same points I did earlier). And he has a great tag line:
Putting public health before politics may send the wrong message to children, but I like to think the children are more important than the message.