Public art has a long history of sparking controversy. Take the case of the recently repaired Washington Monument in D.C. Now iconic, it weathered funding issues, warring political factions stealing building blocks, and the public rejecting a first attempt.
A proposed art installation in Boulder can now relate to the sting of public rejection.
Boulder's 4/20 rally has attracted thousands annually over the past two decades.
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For the third year in a row, only students and staff will be allowed on the main campus at the University of Colorado-Boulder. The move is in favor of deterring the mass consumption of pot on what has become known as 420 - or April 20 as it's found on the calendar.
At The Farm in Boulder, Colo., the decor and store exterior are so inviting, owner Jan Cole says some customers come in thinking they're at a specialty grocer, not a marijuana store.
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For years in Colorado, the thought has been that pot will sell itself. Now that it’s legal, marijuana businesses are realizing they’ll need to carve out niches and reach out to new buyers to survive in a very competitive marketplace.