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The Mile High City: Denver’s 4/20 Celebrations

We were there as the city went up in smoke

Chip Kalback

As the capital of Colorado, a state leading the way on marijuana law reform, Denver was bound to be an epicenter of weed-centric activity on 4/20. And, indeed, the Mile High City lived up to its name, hosting a series of events ranging from the Cannabis Cup to rallies to concerts. Photographer Chip Kalback was there to document the festivities. 

Chip Kalback

Smoke Signals

While it's still technically illegal to smoke pot in public in Colorado, the authorities seemed to conveniently overlook that fact on 4/20.

Chip Kalback

Green Energy

In addition to the 4/20 rally, Denver hosted trade shows and events geared towards policy wonks, marijuana entrepreneurs and comedy fans.

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