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Thousands Celebrate Four Twenty in the Forest at UC Santa Cruz
by ~Bradley (bradley [at] riseup.net)
Friday Apr 22nd, 2011 12:29 AM
On Wednesday, April 20th, thousands of people participated in the annual pilgrimage to Porter Meadow at UC Santa Cruz to celebrate Four Twenty. People adapted to the drizzle throughout the afternoon and took shelter in the woodlands and under redwoods surrounding the meadow. This year a couple of decent sized speakers were kicking out jams, mostly reggae, from the redwoods on a hill.

Four Twenty (known to some as "amateurs' day") in Porter Meadow at UC Santa Cruz is an unorganized annual tradition.

Cannabis is a beneficial herb.
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"…marijuana is one of the safest, therapeutically active substances known to man."
– Judge Francis Young (DEA)

"Even if one takes every reefer madness allegation of the prohibitionists at face value, marijuana prohibition has done far more harm to far more people than marijuana ever could."
- William F. Buckley Jr.

"The illegality of cannabis is outrageous, an impediment to full utilization of a drug which helps produce the serenity and insight, sensitivity and fellowship so desperately needed in this increasingly mad and dangerous world."
- Carl Sagan

Photos from 420 in Previous Years at UC Santa Cruz

2007, 2008, 2009, & 2010
§Smoking Circles
by ~Bradley Friday Apr 22nd, 2011 12:29 AM
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§Pink Socks
by ~Bradley Friday Apr 22nd, 2011 12:29 AM
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§Super Joint
by ~Bradley Friday Apr 22nd, 2011 12:29 AM
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§Redwood Rings
by ~Bradley Friday Apr 22nd, 2011 12:29 AM
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§Peace Flag
by ~Bradley Friday Apr 22nd, 2011 12:29 AM
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§Porter College
by ~Bradley Friday Apr 22nd, 2011 12:29 AM
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§Saints Marching In
by ~Bradley Friday Apr 22nd, 2011 12:29 AM
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§Wednesday
by ~Bradley Friday Apr 22nd, 2011 12:29 AM
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§Four Twenty
by ~Bradley Friday Apr 22nd, 2011 12:29 AM
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§Porter Meadow UCSC
by ~Bradley Friday Apr 22nd, 2011 12:29 AM
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§Sharing Is Caring
by ~Bradley Friday Apr 22nd, 2011 12:29 AM
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§UC420
by ~Bradley Friday Apr 22nd, 2011 12:29 AM
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§Forest Frisbee
by ~Bradley Friday Apr 22nd, 2011 12:29 AM
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§Super Roach
by ~Bradley Friday Apr 22nd, 2011 12:29 AM
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by ~Bradley Friday Apr 22nd, 2011 12:29 AM
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by ~Bradley Friday Apr 22nd, 2011 12:29 AM
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by ~Bradley Friday Apr 22nd, 2011 12:29 AM
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by Kath
Saturday Apr 23rd, 2011 3:37 PM
Loved the pictures of you, Santa Cruz! Daughter (A student) came home on sping break with some excellent smoke here in Maryland. Celebrated 4/20 with a "girl's night" with daughter, her friend and a couple of my friends. Stay stoned Santa Cruz!PEACE AND LOVE!