Tag Archives: Alaska

Cannabis Legalization Coming to Fruition

Cannabis Legalization Coming to Fruition

The handwritings been on the wall for some time now.  Once the advent of legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes came into existence, the evolution of decriminalization and recreational use, was on its way – now it’s arrived.

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40 YEARS OF CELEBRATING BLACK (AMERICAN) HISTORY MONTH!

40 YEARS OF CELEBRATING BLACK (AMERICAN) HISTORY MONTH!

Forty years ago this February, President Gerald Ford, was the first to recognize “Black History Month.”  This period of acknowledgement evolved from “Negro History Week,” that was created by historian Carter G. Woodson, and other prominent African-Americans.  This installment of the FUNKALICIOUS blog, is a retrospective of some American and Internatinal “Black” History accomplishments and occurrences, throughout 2015…

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The Inevitable Eminent Legalization of Cannabis

The Inevitable Eminent Legalization of Cannabis

On Monday, July 7th, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act.  This action made the state of New York the 23rd in the union to legalize medicinal marijuana.  Although the stamp of approval is restricted to non-smokable forms via pills, oils, or vapors, the legalization of cannabis across America’s 50 states continues.

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ROCK FUNKS IN BROOKLYN — UNLOCKING THE TRUTH ARE DOPE!

ROCK FUNKS IN BROOKLYN — UNLOCKING THE TRUTH ARE DOPE!

There’s not a lot I can say that the video doesn’t do already.  I just wanted to post it here at Funkalicious so as many people as possible could encounter this new music, and enable visitors to The Museum of UnCut Funk the opportunity to experience the incredible band called Unlocking The Truth.  I live in the same New York borough as they do, but it was a post on a friend’s Facebook page from Alaska that brought them to my attention.

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ALASKA FUNKS IT UP!

ALASKA FUNKS IT UP!

The Last Frontier is legalizing weed!  The state is already among the 13 states in the union where marijuana is decriminalized.  Marijuana is decriminalized, legal medicinally (see here: http://medicalmarijuana.procon.org/view.resource.php?resourceID=000881), or both — in 25 of America’s United States.  Here’s a map with the break down from http://www.theweedblog.com 

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My FUNKY Documentary – “Coffee Shopping in Amsterdam”

My FUNKY Documentary – “Coffee Shopping in Amsterdam”

This video is my short film that was featured in two festivals in 2007 in New York, NY and on the isle of Martha’s Vineyard, MA. It discusses cannabis culture in Amsterdam, Holland and makes the distinction between legalization and decrminalization of marijuana. Decriminalization is the abolition of criminal penalties in relation to certain acts, perhaps retroactively, though perhaps regulated permits or fines might still apply.

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