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Reader: 160 Citations for Thousands of People on 4/20 is Reasonable

Our post about the 160 citations handed out by Denver police at 4/20 events over this past weekend quickly became a comment magnet.

Some readers objected to the number of tickets — a contrast to a Denver Police Department tweet that insisted officers weren't "hatin'" on those that were "rollin'."

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Others supported the laws against public consumption with great passion.

The following post is an example of the latter viewpoint.

Michael Stroud writes:

160 citations out of thousands of people? Seems legit! I would refrain from trying to turn the people against Denver police when they are ON our side. There will ALWAYS be hooligans messing it up for the masses — and I am glad the Denver Police Force Cracked down on them! We have laws! I dont expect to see people drinking beer walking the streets.... FOLLOW THE LAWS — We could be in Kansas after all.... 

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