Recently in a thread about experiences in coffee houses in Amsterdam, Yurp I was amazed at the jovial and convivial people really are about the subject.* Having visited several of the more acclaimed coffe establishments in Amsterdam I realize I am of the opinion that here in the United States such coffee houses would work rather nicely in some of our more liberal towns…Immediately I think of Burlington, Vermont. Austin, Texas maybe. Seattle, Washington and possibly Portland, Oregon. And certainly California, Humbolt County.
Aside from it being illegal, what other issues do people see with this? Maybe I ask your opinions because I know it is something that we are eons away from, or if ever going to see.
Would you accept a coffee house of the oderiferous in your community? Why or why not. I have never in my breif tenure in the Netherlands seen someone get angery and belligerent from smoking of the pipe weed. Hungry and philosophical yes, but raging lunatic no. Unless Alcohol was involved.
*These establishments not only serve coffee and teas, but Sensimilla, Indica and hashish of the dank varieties.