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School Tries to Squash 4/20 Bash With Stinky Fertilizer
10K flocked to University of Colorado-Boulder last year
By Matt Cantor, Newser User
Posted Apr 20, 2012 9:59 AM CDT
A judge says the University of Colorado can bar visitors for a day.   (?miss.libertine)

(Newser) – Last year, 10,000 people showed up for a giant marijuana rally at the University of Colorado-Boulder—and school officials don't want it to happen again. They got a helping hand from a judge yesterday, who supported the university's plan to bar outsiders from its campus today—4/20, a hallowed day for pot smokers. The school has tried—and failed—to stop revelers in the past; previous efforts have included switching on lawn sprinklers and offering cash to any student who would identify people caught smoking in photos.

This year, not even students will be allowed to enter Norlin Quadrangle, which has played host to the event in the past. And officials took things a step further, blanketing the quad with a smelly, fish-based fertilizer, reports the AP. They're also offering a free Wyclef Jean concert timed to coincide with the traditional 4:20pm pot gathering. But campus groups are still planning events, Colorado Daily reports. A lawyer for local medical marijuana businesses says the rally offered an "anti-Prohibition message": "If free speech isn't allowed on a college campus, where is it safe?"

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Leigh Ann
Oct 10, 2015 1:28 PM CDT
It's pretty much bullshit. My man gets a ticket for 100 bucks today for smoking a cigarette in the park even though we stay in the shelter and were broke. They were trying to get probable cause to search my mans bag for weed but they had none, especially after I picked up the cigarette twice. Evidence, verses a big mouth? Which is gonna win? I didn't want him to get a ticket but I also would rather him have that then a dope ticket. There are bigger crimes out there then smoking. If your hidden behind a tree were only an occasional jogger can see you. Then that law should be outlawed. The smoking law should read, "no smoking around people with kids or in large populated areas with lots of people around. Besides we were hidden in the creek behind a tree were only the cops could see. My husband asked, "So when your done can we come over sometime and smoke weed." They said, "Anytime!!" this is why the law is lame. It's all about making money. Go bother some rich asswipe hiding behind a office building you'll get more money out of it.
slammer
Apr 21, 2012 2:28 PM CDT
DAMN THIS IS SOME HEAVEYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY SHIT! I WANT TO TALK TO MY PINEAPPLE ABOUT THIS!
myflap.blow
Apr 20, 2012 5:20 PM CDT
Shit man, the shit I'm smokin smells cheesier and shittier than your shitty shit! Your shit smells like the cheap shit I got last week from that shit head dealer of mine, Shitmaster B. Shitsquirtin, the Turd. Shiiiit braw!