Pot fans smoke, hike, party, go to jail during 4/20 holiday

Activists reflect on progress, contemplate new political tone

Posted: April 21, 2017 at 2:57 a.m.

Organizer Pedro Velasco, left, is joined by a group people celebrating the 4/20 holiday in Altadena, Calif. on Thursday, April 20, 2017.

From Capitol Hill to San Francisco's Hippie Hill, marijuana enthusiasts observed their 4/20 holiday Thursday with public smoke-outs, parties and -- in states where it's legal -- great deals on weed.

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