Colorado's 4/20 Rally: Is the Rebellion Over?
The Waldos might be surprised to see the present day outcome of their innocently coined '4/20'.
See, once upon a time, 4/20 was the phrase representing an ever-expanding subculture spanning decades. Indeed, it became symbolic of an underground movement locked on to the struggle to establish marijuana as both recreational and healing, a naturopathic medicine, not the scary bogey-monster depicted by government agencies, classified similarly with the synthetics of our generation. Stoners rebuked the attempt to label them as drug addled victims who needed "protection" which came in the form of avidly enforced laws by creating a unique festival dedicated, not just to the recreational use of the herb, but also to the marketing of its diverse applications in sustainable fields. The event itself was their expression of resistance and became symbolic of marijuana based anti-establishment mores. Despite the growls of circling law enforcement officials, the festival soldiered on.Full Article : http://www.rastafarispeaks.com/rastafari/30062014.html