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More Manpower Than Ever Expected At 4/20 Rally

Keeping Civic Center Park safe this weekend is a high priority for law enforcement after the celebration was cut short when shots rang out last year.

04/18/2014

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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Colorado To Decide Marijuana Taxes

Marijuana’s journey in legalization takes another step in Colorado when voters decide Tuesday whether to tax it more for the sake of schools and enforcement.

11/05/2013

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Colorado Voters Deciding How To Tax Pot

On Tuesday, voters decide whether to approve a 15 percent pot excise tax to pay for school construction, plus an extra sales tax of 10 percent to fund marijuana enforcement.

11/01/2013

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4/20 Rally Organizers Want Permit For Larger Celebration

Talks are underway to turn Denver’s annual 4/20 marijuana rally into a large pot festival.

09/01/2013

Fast Eddy Aki'a of Hawaii smokes a joint 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 Pot Holiday Brings Crowds, Tight Security

A crowd of marijuana smokers expected to swell to 80,000 gathered Saturday in Denver to mark the counterculture holiday known as 4/20 on the first celebration since Colorado and Washington made pot legal for recreation use.

04/20/2013

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)

Councilman Worried About Real ‘Grass’ During 4/20 Festivities

The annual 4/20 marijuana rally is this weekend in Denver and one city councilman is worried not only about that “grass,” but also the grass in Civic Center Park.

04/16/2013

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