Wow, These 4/20 Celebrations Are Surprisingly Safe

Actually, I'm not very surprised. But this should come as a shock to anyone who thinks we need cops to protect us from the dangers of marijuana:
SANTA CRUZ -- The phrase "getting baked" took on a dual meaning Monday for several thousand marijuana enthusiasts who braved record-breaking heat to smoke up at the annual 4/20 party in Porter Meadow at UC Santa Cruz.

Despite the 96-degree heat, which shattered a 110-year-old record of 88 degrees for the day, there were no medical incidents reported. [San Jose Mercury News]
There were also no reported incidents of anyone stealing from their little sister, or getting straight D's, or leaving their ex-girlfriend 27 messages, or making their mother cry, and other stuff like that…



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RE: Wow, These 4/20 Celebrations Are Surprisingly Safe

Only in Santa Cruz where people will risk heat dehydration to smoke up.

Only in Santa Cruz

It's too damn hot.

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