Vancouver 4/20 clean-up estimated to cost thousands of dollars

Vancouver 4/20 clean-up estimated to cost thousands of dollars
Organizers on the hook for serious damage to Vancouver field after 4/20
up that's expected to cost taxpayers thousands of dollars is underway, a day after an estimated 35,000 people descended on Sunset Beach for Vancouver's annual 4/20 event. Even so, Vancouver's director of parks said he sees an improvement over 

Vancouver Park Board officials say Sunset Field will be closed for up to four weeks after it was "trashed" during this week's 4/20 gathering. By: Staff The Canadian Press Published on Fri Apr 21 2017 08:16:00

"It looks like Woodstock 2017:" Sunset Beach park to be closed for weeks due to 4/20 damage

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Organizers on the hook for serious damage to Vancouver field after 4/20

As 4:20 p.m. approached on Thursday, thousands of people at Vancouver's Sunset Beach were asked to sit down to avoid chaos while 4/20 event organizers began throwing 10 pounds of free marijuana — hundreds of pre-rolled joints — into the crowd.

To those familiar with drug culture, April 20th has long been known as 4/20 , a celebration marked by smoking pot and taking delight in all things related to cannabis. In Vancouver, the swelling numbers of 4/20 participants required that the 2016 toke … . Thousands will be descending on Vancouver's Sunset Beach on Thursday for the annual 4/20 Celebration, or the so-called 'protestival.' For the second year in a row, the smoke-in event is unsanctioned and unpermitted, but this year the Vancouver Park

The fields around Vancouver's Sunset Beach could be closed for upwards of a month following a massive 4/20 pot rally that drew tens of thousands of people – and left the area a muddy mess. Howard Normann, Director of Parks for the City of Vancouver …

Clean-up that's expected to cost taxpayers thousands of dollars is underway, a day after an estimated 35,000 people descended on Sunset Beach for Vancouver's annual 4/20 event. Even so, Vancouver's director of parks said he sees an improvement over

25 sent to ER during 4/20

Thousands expected to celebrate marijuana holiday 4/20 in Vancouver
Thousands expected to celebrate marijuana holiday 4/20 in Vancouver

Another 4/20 smoke up has come and gone, and now that the smoke has cleared there appears to be a significant amount of damage. The Vancouver Park Board tells Global News the field at Sunset Beach is “trashed,” and that the park will have to be closed. When smoke gets in your eyes… Thousands filled Vancouver's Sunset Beach for the annual 4/20 event in celebration of all things pot-related. Photo Dan Toulgoet. Thousands of jokers, smokers and afternoon tokers filled Vancouver's Sunset Beach for the

Is 4/20 a commercial festival or a protest? Organizers say both

Because it's the 20th day of the fourth month, marijuana supporters are gathering for the annual 4/20 celebration. The largest event is at Sunset Beach, where thousands are expected to congregate, particularly at 4:20 p.m.. Last year, an estimated 40 …
WATCH: A sea of people causing traffic chaos, and smoking pot, in Vancouver's West End as the annual 4/20 festival went ahead as scheduled. Paul Johnson reports. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any
Walking through the massive annual 4/20 event at Vancouver's Sunset Beach, it's hard to miss the similarities to farmer's markets and music festivals – including the mobile bank machines set up for easy access to cash. Roughly 200 vendors hawk … . A woman smokes a joint during the annual 4/20 cannabis culture celebration at Sunset Beach in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday, April 20, 2017. DARRYL DYCK / The marijuana enthusiasts are starting to

Scenes from 4/20 Vancouver as 2017 marijuana festival gets going at Sunset Beach

There was sun, sand, and smoke on Vancouver's Sunset Beach as thousands of marijuana enthusiasts joined this year's 4/20 rally. For many, it was a protest and celebration in one, but for Felicia Koscielny, a baker by day, it was a chance to test the …

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