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With sales now legal, cannabis lovers take Denver's 420 weekend to new highs
CNN ^ | 4/20/14 | Ravitz

Posted on 04/20/2014 3:04:00 PM PDT by mgist

Edited on 04/20/2014 3:59:32 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

On one tour we joined, smoke wafted out windows. Strangers shared pipes and exchanged samples of weed and wax, a concentrated form of marijuana. Canisters of buds bearing names like "tangerine haze" and "strawberry cough," were passed around to smell. Nutella pancakes came up in conversations at least three times.


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TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: cannabis; co2014; colorado; culturewar; denver; dopeheads; followthemoney; hedonism; libertarians; medicalmarijuana; obamalegacy; potheads; theycallitdope
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1 posted on 04/20/2014 3:04:01 PM PDT by mgist
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To: mgist

Welcome to Obama’s world


2 posted on 04/20/2014 3:04:35 PM PDT by mgist (.)
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To: mgist
"Oh, my God, that bread's crazy," she said loudly to no one. "Oh, my God, they have Kool-Aid here! What?"

Drink the kool-aid, Lady. Go on: drink it. It won't be the first time.

3 posted on 04/20/2014 3:06:13 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: mgist
Libertarian: this is a good thing.
4 posted on 04/20/2014 3:07:03 PM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: mgist

Obama’s “Choom-Gang” America.

What a grotesque cesspool this country has become.


5 posted on 04/20/2014 3:09:26 PM PDT by greene66
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To: mgist

They are celebrating 4/20? Hitlers Birthday? They must be on something.


6 posted on 04/20/2014 3:11:53 PM PDT by joshhiggins
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To: mgist
smoke wafted out windows

Do all the nanny state smoking bans also apply to weed? What about the dangers of second hand smoke????

7 posted on 04/20/2014 3:12:22 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: mgist

Nothing like an Easter Sunday stoned fest.

Pagans love to disrespect religion at every opportunity .


9 posted on 04/20/2014 3:19:25 PM PDT by damncat
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To: demshateGod

Libertarians: The Declaration of Independence equals the Declaration of Dependence on Dope.


10 posted on 04/20/2014 3:21:36 PM PDT by Vision Thing (obama wants his suicidal worshipers to become suicidal bombers.)
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To: mgist

11 posted on 04/20/2014 3:21:47 PM PDT by mgist (.)
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To: mgist
wonder how many people who vacation in CO will get drug tested when they go back to work???
12 posted on 04/20/2014 3:22:53 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: joshhiggins
Earth day is April 22 -- Lenin's birthday. Coincidence? I don't think so.
April 20 -- 4/20 -- Hitler's birthday and part of cannabis culture. Coincidence? I don't think so.

I don't really see the collapse of civilization as "just happening". I don't buy coincidences. I think an evil power has been in motion for quite a long time.

13 posted on 04/20/2014 3:23:14 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: Vision Thing

1/100,000 people smoked pot this weekend versus the number that got drunk.


14 posted on 04/20/2014 3:23:59 PM PDT by CodeToad (Arm Up! They Are!)
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To: greene66
Obama’s “Choom-Gang” America.
What a grotesque cesspool this country has become.

I guess you weren't around in the 60's in California.

The hippies back then were always stoned, drunk or high. They also gainsaid [denied, disputed, disagreed with, argued with, dissented from, contradicted, repudiated, challenged, opposed, contested, countered, controverted, rebutted] the "Cleanliness is next to godliness" idea.

The Haight-Ashbury Clinic, in San Francisco, run by doctors who charged nothing for their services and medication, said that, with their hippie patients, both genders, they had seen diseases (from filth) that hadn't been seen or written about since the 14th century.

How LOW can they go--WITHOUT the limbo dance?
The young people today can go as low as those hippie FOOLS did fifty+ years ago...and that was pretty low.

15 posted on 04/20/2014 3:25:23 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: damncat

4/20 falls on Easter Sunday only every few years or so. But every year, 4/20 is Hitler’s birthday. Potheads sure know how to pick ‘em.


16 posted on 04/20/2014 3:25:24 PM PDT by Vision Thing (obama wants his suicidal worshipers to become suicidal bombers.)
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To: joshhiggins

Fifteenth anniversary of Columbine massacre too. Those shooters knew which day they wanted to use.


17 posted on 04/20/2014 3:26:11 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: CodeToad
1/100,000 people smoked pot this weekend versus the number that got drunk.

True enough.

Drunks are miserable to be around. BOTH groups (drunks and potheads) end up talking and behaving like idiots.

18 posted on 04/20/2014 3:26:51 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: mgist

This thread is worthless with pics. Slovenliness seems the order of the day here; very unattractive-looking collection of humanity loosely-termed.


19 posted on 04/20/2014 3:27:47 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: mgist

I remember when liberals thought smoking was BAD.


20 posted on 04/20/2014 3:28:42 PM PDT by AppyPappy
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To: CodeToad

Alcohol is more legal and more available so it is a worthless statement.


21 posted on 04/20/2014 3:29:37 PM PDT by AppyPappy
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To: mgist

...and we in the USSRW (Washington State) are right behind them thanks to the idiots who voted for Mary Jane’s legalization.


22 posted on 04/20/2014 3:31:05 PM PDT by DennisR (Look around - God gives countless, indisputable clues that He does, indeed, exist.)
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To: demshateGod

Assuming you are the libertarian to which you refer, are you happy that pot is going to be more available and cheaper to our kids and grandkids?


23 posted on 04/20/2014 3:32:45 PM PDT by DennisR (Look around - God gives countless, indisputable clues that He does, indeed, exist.)
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To: AppyPappy

Welcome to OBAMA-LAND!

The Gay-Stoned-States of America.

How ironic...They think the party is just starting. Truth be told, the party is over.


24 posted on 04/20/2014 3:34:00 PM PDT by Awgie (truth is always stranger than fiction)
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To: mgist

They are taking the Mile High city to new heights.


25 posted on 04/20/2014 3:35:32 PM PDT by Balata (Obama is a Lying Fraud, and so are his followers!)
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To: DennisR

As a libertarian, I am happy that there will be less justification for asset forfeiture, fewer people jailed for minor possession, and fewer legal entanglements due to overzealous prosecution for a drug that has a rather benign societal effect.

What your kids pay for it is none of anybody’s concern.


26 posted on 04/20/2014 3:40:20 PM PDT by APFel (Regnum Nostrum Crescit)
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To: joshhiggins

Legend is a bunch of kids in California designated 4:20 as their daily smoking time. From there, it went mega-viral and endured for over 40 years...

And if you believe that, you also believe in legends concerned omnipresent tooth-collectors with bottomless change purses.

The people who enshrined this day know damn well whose birthday it is (like the earth day people know damn well that Lenin’s birthday is 4/22). Stoners are too oblivious to care.


27 posted on 04/20/2014 3:42:56 PM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (The greatest trick the Soviets ever pulled was convincing the world they didn't exist.)
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To: cloudmountain

The generations of American drug users may explain alot of things.

I was at the welcome ceremony for NYU Tisch business school my daughter was fortunate enough to get accepted to.

What struck me is that it seemed like 95% of the kids that were accepted were either asian or Indian, or possibly some middle eastern decent. Somebody mentioned that these dynamics were true for most competetive colleges. I knew of a couple of home schooled kids that got in, but other than that, anglo American youth have either fallen by the wayside, or as a group, have mediocre aspirations.

The 3 anglo looking kids, were without doubt Jewish (names). My daughter is 3rd generation hispanic decent. The difference may be that Asian and Indian families give education high priority and the kids don’t get caught up in this stupid, man made, sub culture, of drugs and “partying”.

Fatherless American children don’t stand a chance. It is really sad. Pray for our country.


28 posted on 04/20/2014 3:49:28 PM PDT by mgist (.)
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To: mgist

It is with considerable hilarity that their beloved numbers “420”, as in April 20, also happen to be Adolf Hitler’s birthday. Which if you remind them, causes some small degree of angst on their part.

“So, why are you guys celebrating Hitler’s birthday?”


29 posted on 04/20/2014 3:50:04 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (WoT News: Rantburg.com)
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To: mgist
Some of the kids barely looked drinking age.
30 posted on 04/20/2014 3:56:47 PM PDT by mgist (.)
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To: AppyPappy

“Alcohol is more legal and more available so it is a worthless statement.”

No, it is not. I didn’t see any comments about alcohol consumption. In fact, there are more DUIs for alcohol than pot in Colorado so your comment is worthless.

This hype that pot is going to ruin this country and turn everyone into zombies is just plain silly. Those that want pot, including your own kids, can get it, and have been getting it.

Take a look at all the kids in jail for pot possession, all the dead kids and adults from cops shooting them in raids, all the money we taxpayers spend on all that and tell me the war on some drugs is working. It isn’t. Never did work.

Odds are you, yourself, have DUI’d, caught or not, on alcohol. Odds are you have been drunk, yet, you bash pot??


31 posted on 04/20/2014 4:00:03 PM PDT by CodeToad (Arm Up! They Are!)
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To: mgist

Looks like Salad Days are here for pot smokers in Colorado. Or at least, Dorito Days.


32 posted on 04/20/2014 4:01:59 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: mgist

And God forbid if someone lit up a cigarette. He’d be executed on the spot.


33 posted on 04/20/2014 4:03:22 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: cloudmountain

“Drunks are miserable to be around. BOTH groups (drunks and potheads) end up talking and behaving like idiots.

Without question, they do, and they are. I want societal pressures to keep people from being drunks or druggies. I don’t want this tyranny of the “war on some drugs” we have today to continue getting even worse.

I want us to get back to employers, churches, social groups, and individuals shunning those that are not behaving properly. Unfortunately, the liberals want us to accept any and all behaviors except conservative behaviors. To a liberal: Want to smoke pot and act badly, go for it; want to read the Bible on school grounds at recess, no way.

I don’t associate with drunks or druggies. They are always more problem than they are worth.


34 posted on 04/20/2014 4:03:58 PM PDT by CodeToad (Arm Up! They Are!)
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To: mgist
Welcome to Obama’s world


35 posted on 04/20/2014 4:06:48 PM PDT by Iron Munro (NSA reports Malaysia Flight 370 black box signals detected in Bermuda Triangle)
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To: mgist

amazing. These are exactly the types of conversations you’d expect to have at the end of a civilization. Nutella pancakes and strawberry Maui wowy


36 posted on 04/20/2014 4:09:31 PM PDT by equalator
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“are you happy that pot is going to be more available and cheaper to our kids and grandkids?”

It is not anyone else’s job to raise your children not to smoke pot...or drink alcohol. The same argument you made was made against alcohol.

Your question assumes cheaper or more readily available pot was all your kids or grandkids were looking for so they could smoke pot. In other words, your comment says your offspring are pot smokers, they just couldn’t find it or afford it.

The fact is, I don’t know a single person here in Colorado that didn’t smoke pot that now will. Your comment suggests we all will magically turn to smoking pot.


37 posted on 04/20/2014 4:10:44 PM PDT by CodeToad (Arm Up! They Are!)
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To: CodeToad

You clearly have to be on the slippery slope to legalized meth and heroin if you think enforcement is useless. Why stop at pot? As a liberaltarian I’m sure you’re for all drugs being legal, but it’s hypocrisy to say only pot should be changed and not the rest. And frankly when it comes to mental changes and psychological addiction pot is just as bad or worse than the others.


38 posted on 04/20/2014 4:11:12 PM PDT by Monty22002
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To: mgist

I live in WA state and am NOT looking forward to marijuana festivals, and especially not to marijuana-ized drivers on the street.

The current marijuana plants are anything but “your parents’ marijuana;” stuff grown today is far more addictive and psychoactive, thanks to higher levels of thc, tetrahydracannabinol, the chemical that makes you “high.”


39 posted on 04/20/2014 4:21:45 PM PDT by Veto! (OpInions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: CodeToad
I want societal pressures to keep people from being drunks or druggies.

Maybe the government should require public service anouncements like the "Drink Responsibly" ads we see.

Something like "Do Dope, Get Choomed Up, And Burn Your Brain Cells Out Responsibly".

Or something like this:

"BE A RESPONSIBLE DOPE ADDICT - THIS COULD HAPPEN TO YOU"


40 posted on 04/20/2014 4:28:01 PM PDT by Iron Munro (NSA reports Malaysia Flight 370 black box signals detected in Bermuda Triangle)
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To: Monty22002
"why stop at pot?" Is exactly what they were counting on.

We know Soros has supported and funded heroin and pot legalization since 1996. We know Soros has spent millions of dollars campaigning against the "war on drugs", Bush, and supporting Obama. We know that since Obama was installed heroin production in Afghanistan has hit record numbers. Opiate related accidents America have now become the primary cause of accidental deaths. (Not alcohol) We know Wall Street banks are openly laundering cartel drug money with impunity. We can assume the same is true for Soros' hedge funds. We know the Holder's DEA was for some strange reason meeting with and providing Mexican cartel's with an "arsenal" of weapons. We know heroin destroyed China, and in 2014 American cities have an abundance of highly addictive, heroin readily available and as cheap as a pack of cigarettes. Sadly the Godless, fatherless, or otherwise vulnerable children, don't stand a chance.

41 posted on 04/20/2014 4:28:49 PM PDT by mgist (.)
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To: CodeToad

How do you measure Weed content in a driver?


42 posted on 04/20/2014 4:49:13 PM PDT by AppyPappy
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To: CodeToad
“Drunks are miserable to be around. BOTH groups (drunks and potheads) end up talking and behaving like idiots.

======================================

Without question, they do, and they are. I want societal pressures to keep people from being drunks or druggies. I don’t want this tyranny of the “war on some drugs” we have today to continue getting even worse.
I want us to get back to employers, churches, social groups, and individuals shunning those that are not behaving properly. Unfortunately, the liberals want us to accept any and all behaviors except conservative behaviors. To a liberal: Want to smoke pot and act badly, go for it; want to read the Bible on school grounds at recess, no way.
I don’t associate with drunks or druggies. They are always more problem than they are worth.

Amen to that.

We can't MAKE people behave or help others. That ole "free will" sometimes convinces people to always take the easy path, the low road.

Some folks of that ilk think that they are OWED the free meals, free housing (title 8, I think) and free medical. No doubt SOMEone inculcated that lie into their brains.

43 posted on 04/20/2014 4:50:01 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: Veto!
The current marijuana plants are anything but “your parents’ marijuana;” stuff grown today is far more addictive and psychoactive, thanks to higher levels of thc, tetrahydracannabinol, the chemical that makes you “high.”

That is so true, and this Cannabis Cup was drug dealers business convention on "how to" lace, grow, buy, sell, and profit from everything related to Cannabis.

This is what the new genetically modified pot looks like today.

44 posted on 04/20/2014 4:50:44 PM PDT by mgist (.)
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To: DennisR

No. I’m not a Libertarian for this reason. I can’t imagine what they’re thinking on this issue.


45 posted on 04/20/2014 4:57:05 PM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: mgist

Yep. That’s Denver. Lived there for four years.


46 posted on 04/20/2014 4:58:20 PM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: joshhiggins

It’s my birthday too....


47 posted on 04/20/2014 4:59:44 PM PDT by mom4melody
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To: demshateGod
I’m not a Libertarian for this reason. I can’t imagine what they’re thinking

They're not thinking, they're all stoned.

48 posted on 04/20/2014 5:01:52 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: mgist
THC occurs naturally in the marijuana plant in ranges of 0.5–3%. The form of marijuana known as sinsemilla (female derivative) can have a THC content of up to 17%. In hash it is commonly accepted that THC levels range from 5%-15%. Thr Cannabis Cup was celebrating pot with Kush, whatever that is, and some government made non-chemical plant with 24% THC.

Biocare

Denver Medical Cannabis Cup

Finally...a non–Chem D family member cracks the list! And wouldn’t you know it, she’s a G-13 x White Widow. The G-13, engineered by the US government’s medical project at the University of Mississippi, was always said to possess the highest levels of THC available at the time, and crossing those genetics with the legendary White Widow should only boost the case for a Top 5 inclusion. Entered by Biocare at the 2011 Denver Cup, this strain hit nearly 24% THC, giving her a definite “one-hit wonder” status. http://www.hightimes.com/read/earths-strongest-strains-2012

49 posted on 04/20/2014 5:02:51 PM PDT by mgist (.)
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" wonder how many people who vacation in CO will get drug tested when they go back to work??? "

HAHAHA you can't be serious. Either these bums are unemployed or are on gubmint dole.

50 posted on 04/20/2014 5:18:23 PM PDT by sagar
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