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By Akira The Don on Monday, December 22nd, 2014

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Perma-relevant. Time is a flat circle.

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— By Akira The Don on Monday, December 22nd, 2014

By Akira The Don on Sunday, December 7th, 2014

This is an amazing record. Had this on headphones earlier walking down Hollywood boulevard where a cop shot someone to death last night, through the protestors and the Spidermen and the Princes and Michael Jacksons. Shit was emotional as fuck.

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— By Akira The Don on Sunday, December 7th, 2014

By Akira The Don on Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Kap G my favourite right now.

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— By Akira The Don on Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

By Robert Core on Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

colorado-cannabis

On November 6th 2012, the U.S. state of Colorado voted in favor of total cannabis legalization; both medicinal and recreational use are now authorized within the state’s borders, for citizens and visitors aged 18 or more. The law took effect on January 1st 2014, the date on which licensed dispensaries started selling hundreds of different cannabis strains, edibles, and more.

Outside of the cannabis community, reactions to this tremendous step forward ranged from vague concern to complete hysteria, but all predicted the same thing: legalization would surely result in an unavoidable increase in all sorts of criminal behaviors, especially in large cities in which most marijuana business would take place.

Needless to say, a few months into this new statewide situation the supposedly unavoidable disasters predicted by detractors remain to be seen. On the contrary, some of the communicated statistics actually work in favor of cannabis legalization. Back in June 2014, the authorities of the city of Denver, Colorado, released information in regards to their crime rates, and the numbers were rather impressive, compared to the same period of the previous year, 2013:

-        Homicides reduced by  53%

-        Sex crimes reduced by  13.6%

-        Robberies reduced by  4.8%

-        Assaults reduced by  3.7%

Besides, the budding business of legal cannabis is bringing a tremendous amount in tax money to the state of Colorado. This amount measured at $12 million in June 2014, and is expected to reach around $30 million by the end of the year.

But beyond these figures, the cultural impact that this legalization has had, together with the Uruguay initiative of nationwide, total legalization, is prodigious. The fact is that a U.S. state such as Colorado, cradle of a massive tourism-based economy, originally completely unrelated to cannabis, is it a perfect spot to develop local cannabis business as well as cross-cultural awareness.

Source: SensiSeeds.com

— By Robert Core on Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

By Akira The Don on Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

“What ever this country is willing to do to the least thought about will eventually happen to all Americans.”

— By Akira The Don on Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

By Akira The Don on Friday, June 6th, 2014

FFC website for the writing of comments here.

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— By Akira The Don on Friday, June 6th, 2014