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Episode 64: 420 (4.7.2017)

Posted on Apr 7, 2017 by in Uncategorized |

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The Colorado Department of Transportation says the 420 mile markers on the state’s highways were stolen so often, they had to replace them with 419.99 mile markers. Many people know that “420” represents marijuana – hence the popularity of the mile markers – but very few know why. It’s not a police code, it’s not the number of chemical compounds in cannabis, and it’s certainly not Bob Marley’s birthday. Today on the show, we try for the real story.

 

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Artwork by Julienne Alexander.

 

Music in this episode: “Ice Cream Sandwich” by Podington Bear, “Infrastructure” by Scott Holmes, “Bit Rio” by Podington Bear, and “Good Times” by Podington Bear.

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