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Marijuana on Religious Grounds? A Cannabis Church Opens in Denver - New York Times

For the International Church of Cannabis in Denver, there were three reasons to celebrate on Thursday. First, it was opening day. The church, a more than century-old building recently adorned with brightly colored paintings by the artists Kenny Scharf ...and more »

Denver cannabis church's debut doesn't go exactly as planned - The Cannabist

A musky marijuana bouquet wafted into a south Denver neighborhood as 4:20 p.m. approached on 4/20. The International Church of Cannabis, which claims marijuana as its primary sacrament, officially opened for services at 3 p.m. Thursday in a ...and more »

Videos from Civic Center show park was left a mess overnight after 4/20 event - The Denver Post

Videos recorded by city security cameras in Civic Center show that cleanup activities following the large 4/20 celebration late Thursday night left plenty of trash strewn about the park. The clips, provided to The Denver Post by police in response to a ...and more »

Marijuana's big day is here: '420' celebrations ready to roll - USA TODAY

DENVER — Christmas is coming for the nation's legal marijuana stores. Well, not just Christmas but also Independence Day and Black Friday and Cyber Monday, all rolled into one smoky celebration known as 420 on Thursday. “It's my job to get you high,” ...and more »

Joining the March for Science in Denver Saturday? Here's what you need to know. - The Denver Post

Earth Day is Saturday, April 22 and a number of events are planned to celebrate the day in and around Denver. But the event expected to draw the largest crowd is the March for Science. The March for Science in Washington is expected to draw tens of ...and more »

At Denver's International Church Of Cannabis, Prophets Aren't The Point - Colorado Public Radio

How does a former bible quiz champion raised in an evangelical Pentecostal church find his way into founding a church centered on cannabis? Well, thanks to Colorado's wild west frontier of legalized marijuana, there's someone who can answer that unique ...and more »

Who trashed Civic Center Park? Denver wakes up to sea of garbage, but organizers say park was cleaned after 4/20 rally - The Denver Post

Denver woke up Friday to piles and piles of trash covering Civic Center the morning after the annual 4/20 rally downtown. The garbage was mostly strewn around trash cans and appeared to have been pulled out of bags and boxes that had been emptied and ...and more »

An activist's life: My 20-year fight for marijuana law reform is far from over - The Cannabist

Activism runs deep in my soul. I moved to Colorado 20 years ago, an idealistic college student searching for community. I found a meaningful opportunity to make a difference as a cannabis advocate when I first built a hemp food company as a 20 ...and more »

4/20 Garbage Scattered Across Civic Center Park - CBS Local

By Melissa Garcia. DENVER (CBS4)– Some Denver residents are demanding that next year's 4/20 rally be relocated after a large amount of trash was scattered throughout Civic Center Park following Thursday's event. Water bottles, smashed food, and other ...and more »

Crowds roll up for annual 4/20 smoke-in at Denver's Civic Center - The Denver Post

Hours before 4:20 p.m. — the moment at which a cloud of smoke will rise above Civic Center Thursday afternoon — lines persisted down West Colfax Avenue as hundreds of people waited to enter the annual 4/20 event that has evolved from a quick and ...and more »