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USA Denver 420 celebrates legal pot but not the ban on smoking in public

Denver 420 festival draws a massive crowd amid significant police presence. But critics question what happened to the law's ban on public consumption, which was widely ignored.

By Staff writer / April 21, 2014

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Denver held its first 420 celebration since the sale of recreational marijuana became legal over the weekend, and it was bigger in every way than prior celebrations.