Marijuana

4/20: Denver's Civic Center Park celebration at 4:20 & all day long (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Miguel Lopez, organizer of the 4/20 rally at Civic Center Park, hoped the annual marijuana celebration would attract 100,000 people. Not quite: Most estimates put the crowd at 10,000 to 15,000. But that didn't make the atmosphere any less astonishing. Check out samples of our 4/20 slideshow below, along with a video courtesy of our own Nick Lucchesi.
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