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Thursday, April 21, 2011
IT'S ALWAYS 4-20 IN BOULDER
Thankfully, the title is a metaphorical statement rather than a literal one. However, yesterday, April 20, we did not think too much about returning to Boulder from Denver at about 4:00 pm. Shoulda known. The traffic was backed up on US 36 at the Baseline exit, which only happens on football game days. Then we remembered - the Great Marijuana Smokeout at 4:20 on 4/20 at the CU campus. We quickly pulled in to Beaujo's Pizza because we knew that it would not be crowded - all of the stoners, er, medical marijuana users, would be over at the Norlin Quad to light up with 10,000 others at 4:20.
Obviously for the pain of a left arm disorder
There is some confusion about the origin of 4-20, but apparently it goes back to a group of teenagers in San Raphael, California, and not to the fictitious 4-20 police code.