Thousands of tourists and marijuana activists are getting an early start celebrating the unofficial stoner holiday of 4/20.
The Colorado Department of Transportation is reminding drivers in a unique way that getting behind the wheel while high on marijuana is illegal.
For the first time in three years the University of Colorado campus will be open on April 20, the unofficial marijuana holiday.
Colorado’s marijuana market boomed in April as tens of thousands celebrated the 4/20 holiday.
A lot of people are visiting Colorado to imbibe in the state’s legal marijuana, and that’s a business opportunity some just can’t pass up. Now a company will offer homes to rent so those pot tourists can light up.
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.
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.
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.
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.
People gathered at Denver’s Civic Center Park for day one of this year’s two-day 4/20 celebration on Saturday.