Op-ed from Colo. Springs: “Goodbye and good riddance to the annual 4/20 pot party in downtown Denver”

Published: May 26, 2017, 1:38 pm • Updated: May 26, 2017, 1:38 pm By Colorado Springs Gazette Editorial Board Via The Associated Press. The following editorial was published in the The (Colorado Springs) Gazette, May 23, 2017, regarding the Denver 420 Rally and its organizer being banned for three years…

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Denver mayor orders inquiry into 4/20 event’s trash, security issues

Published: Apr 24, 2017, 2:39 pm • Updated: Apr 24, 2017, 7:09 pm By Jon Murray, The Denver Post Denver Mayor Michael Hancock on Monday ordered a city review into rampant fence-hopping, public pot-smoking and slow trash cleanup that left Civic Center in a “disrespectful state” during and after last…

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Cannabist Show 4/20 Special: Charitable cannabis companies and the quest for clean cultivation

Published: Apr 20, 2017, 4:20 am • Updated: Apr 20, 2017, 5:24 pm By The Cannabist Staff [embedded content] Welcome to Season 3 of the Cannabist Show. Featured guests: Bloom Farms founder Mike Ray and Ben Gelt of the Organic Cannabis Association. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Tax laws don’t…

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Videos from Civic Center show park was left a mess overnight after 4/20 event

Published: Apr 21, 2017, 7:04 pm • Updated: Apr 21, 2017, 9:32 pm By Jon Murray and Danika Worthington, The Denver Post Videos recorded by city security cameras in Civic Center show that cleanup activities following the large 4/20 celebration late Thursday night left plenty of trash strewn about the…

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Live blog: This is how America celebrates the 4/20 marijuana holiday

Published: Apr 20, 2017, 9:49 am • Updated: Apr 21, 2017, 7:44 am By The Cannabist Staff A sampling of how people are celebrating and commemorating April 20, 2017, the unofficial annual marijuana holiday. Looking at states and places where cannabis has been legalized — and places where it hasn’t.…

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Who trashed Civic Center? Park was clean after Denver 4/20 rally, organizers say

Published: Apr 21, 2017, 8:19 am • Updated: Apr 21, 2017, 10:51 am By Danika Worthington, The Denver Post Denver woke up Friday to piles and piles of trash covering Civic Center the morning after the annual 4/20 rally downtown. The garbage was mostly strewn around trash cans and appeared…

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Crowds (and clouds) roll in for annual 4/20 smoke-in at Denver’s Civic Center

Published: Apr 20, 2017, 2:04 pm • Updated: Apr 20, 2017, 7:39 pm By Danika Worthington, The Denver Post DENVER, CO – APRIL 20: Co-owner of Airlounj, an inflatable air lounge company, Don Siegel, inflates a special marijuana inspired air lounge for Denver’s 420 rally at Civic Center Park April…

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Two arrested after gunfire near Denver’s 4/20 celebration; no one hurt

Published: Apr 20, 2017, 7:29 pm • Updated: Apr 20, 2017, 7:38 pm By Kieran Nicholson and Jon Murray, The Denver Post A brief gunfire incident occurred early Thursday evening near the annual 4/20 cannabis celebration in downtown Denver. Police said nobody was hurt, and officers arrested two people soon after…

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This 4/20, here are 11 stats that show weed has definitely gone mainstream

Published: Apr 20, 2017, 8:31 am • Updated: Apr 20, 2017, 8:31 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post Many marijuana users hide their stash in their closets. Most people who use marijuana are parents. There are almost as many marijuana users as there are cigarette smokers in the U.S.…

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