> This is more than merely an academic exercise. The tide really
> began turning for medical marijuana use (and yes, I also believe
> eventual decriminalization) with the popularity of country songs,
> such as "Wildwood Weed", "Long-Haired Country Boy" and
> "Copperhead Road", dealing approvingly with such a perspective
> (these things take about a generation to percolate through). If we
> wish to see governmental restrictions also removed from other
> victimless crimes, such as prostitution, homosexuality, etc., we
> need to get those memes sung by heartland America, so that, first
> the polls, then the political sea will change regarding them.
...wow Joe, something we agree on!