Monday, October 14, 2013

Every Drug War Supporter Should Watch This Short YouTube Cartoon

© "The Flower" [3:35] By: Stoned Productions and Lava Jumper Studios
...and every advocate for marijuana legalization should make sure they do by sharing it with friends and family who are pro drug war or ambivalent about its effects.

"The Flower" tells the story of the government's violent war on drugs in a Dr. Seuss-style animated short:



But are the depictions in "The Flower" really fair and accurate?

This weekend at PolicyMic, I put together and published news reports, government data, and scientific studies that support each depiction in the cartoon.

Take a look and you'll see why "The Flower" should start with the words: "Based on a true story..."