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Police, Organizers Agree Denver’s 4/20 Rally A Success

At 4:20 p.m. on April 20 a haze of smoke could be seen over Denver’s Civic Center Park as people lit up for this year’s 4/20 rally.

04/21/2014

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New Security Measures In Place At 4/20 Rally After Last Year’s Shooting

Last year a shooting sent thousands of people running from Civic Center Park during the 4/20 rally. Now there are new security measures in place.

04/20/2014

Rodrigo Ramirez smokes marijuana at the 4/20 festival (credit: CBS)

Formerly Just A Rally, 4/20 Is Now A Mainstream Festival

This year’s event in Denver’s Civic Center Park is the first since recreational marijuana became legal in Colorado. What used to be a rally in Denver has turned into a pot festival with plenty of police looking on.

04/20/2014

A performer at the 4/20 rally (credit: CBS)

4/20 Marijuana Holiday Tries To Go Mainstream In Denver

Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.

04/20/2014

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14 People Ticketed Halfway Through 4/20 Festival

People gathered at Denver’s Civic Center Park for day one of this year’s two-day 4/20 celebration on Saturday.

04/19/2014

Jourdan Yelvington takes photos inside a Denver pot shop's grow area on Thursday. (credit: CBS)

4/20 Weekend Brings A Surge Of Tourists To Denver

Colorado has seen a boom in revenues since the legalization of retail marijuana sales, but Denver’s tourism industry is especially feeling the impact this Easter weekend.

04/17/2014

Thousands of supporters of legalized marijuana light up at exactly 4:20 p.m in Civic Center Park April 20, 2012 in Denver. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Expect Big Changes At This Year’s 4/20 Rally

Denver is promising some big changes at this year’s 4/20 rally. Last year the marijuana celebration attracted thousands at a massive smoke out in Civic Center Park.

04/09/2014

Rob Vallela of Denver smokes marijuana as thousands gathered to celebrate the state's medicinal marijuana laws and collectively light up at 4:20 p.m. in Civic Center Park April 20, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. Vallela has a medical marijuana card for severe nausea and said it has been helpful for his condition, adding "if you're happy, then your body feels good." (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

With Pot Legal, Denver’s 4/20 Festival Trying To Go Mainstream

Organizers of Denver’s annual April 20 marijuana festival on Wednesday announced that rapper B.o.B and singer Wyclef Jean will headline the event as they try to draw a big post-legalization crowd and shake the memory of last year’s event, which was marred by a still-unsolved shooting.

04/02/2014

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CU Plans To Close Campus On 4/20

For the third year in a row the University of Colorado plans to close its Boulder campus for the upcoming marijuana smokeout.

03/02/2014

A person identifying himself as Jermagisty Tha King of Denver lights up a 28 ounce blunt at exactly 4:20 p.m. as thousands gathered to celebrate the state's medicinal marijuana laws and collectively light up at 4:20 p.m. in Civic Center Park April 20, 2012 in Denver. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Denver’s 4/20 Rally Could Go Up In Smoke

Denver’s 4/20 rally may run into some problems this year, but the city hasn’t made any official decision to shut it down.

02/27/2014

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