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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 »

Cannabis Church finds new home - Lansing State Journal

LANSING -- An organization that finds spiritual meaning in marijuana use has found a new home at an existing church building on the city's south side. The First Cannabis Church of Logic and Reason, led by Rev. Jeremy Hall, will begin holding services ...and more »

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

The International Church of Cannabis opened its doors on 4/20 with a dialed-back event. Elevation Ministries leadership was forced to switch to an invitation-only approach after city officials threatened arrests. 398. SHARES ...and more »

At Denver's Newest Church, Marijuana Is The Holy Sacrament - Huffington Post

The International Church of Cannabis will open its doors in Denver on April 20, a day marijuana enthusiasts everywhere have memorialized as a sort of “high” holy day. The church is not your average house of worship, for obvious reasons. But the ...and more »

Two arrested after gunfire near Denver's 4/20 celebration; no one hurt - The Denver Post

Nic Ruhl, 27, of Golden lights up as the haze from the 420 smokeout builds behind him during the Denver 4/20 rally at Civic Center Park in downtown Denver on April 20, 2017, Denver. Expand. By Kieran Nicholson | and Jon Murray ...and more »

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

Co-founder Lee Molloy stands in the chapel of the International Church of Cannabis. The building is a former church found on Logan Street in Denver. Corey Jones/CPR News. How does a former bible quiz champion raised in an evangelical Pentecostal church ...and more »

Denver 420 Rally Nightmares: Rain, Long Lines, Arrests, Nearby Shooting - Westword

Update: The Denver Police Department has just released arrest and citation numbers for the Denver 4/20 Rally that are higher than those originally reported, and has also provided us with an update about gunfire that rang out near Civic Center Park. Get ...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

People walk through Civic Center Park the morning after the 4/20 marijuana event was held at the park on April 21, 2017 in Denver. Expand. By Danika Worthington | | The Denver Post. PUBLISHED: April 21, 2017 at 7:23 am ...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 »

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 »