Denver Officials Consider Denial Of 4/20 Permit In Civic Center

COLORADO:  Organizers want to make this year’s Denver 4/20 marijuana rally into a larger-than-ever festival celebrating the first legal pot sales anywhere in the world.

But Denver city officials are weighing whether they will issue organizers a permit to use Civic Center park, leaving the two-day April event in question this year.

A turning point of sorts came last week. An attorney for the event sent an eyebrow-raising letter to city officials putting them on notice that organizers would encourage attendees to toke up in the park.

The letter asks for the city’s permission for adults to consume marijuana, though attorney and activist Robert J. Corry Jr. also asserts that the city’s sign-off isn’t needed.