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Marijuana: Denver 4/20 festival argues Civic Center Park is its home, so smoking is allowed

The Denver Police Department has historically looked the other way in regard to marijuana smoking during the annual 4/20 rally at Civic Center Park. But as we reported a few days back, rally organizers are concerned about threats to issue citations this year -- so much so that fest attorney Rob Corry has sent a letter to Denver's mayor and members of city council (see it below) offering a unique argument for why this activity should be permitted: smoking is allowed at home, and the park is the rally's home.
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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