very summer, pot-loving athletes head to marijuana hotspots like Denver, Colorado to get high and exercise.
They’re participants in The Four-Twenty Games, a roving Olympic-ish event complete with a 4.20 mile race, kickball tournament, and, according to the event website, social events that “break down the stereotypes that have been built up during the era of cannabis prohibition.”
The events are part of a growing trend of making marijuana a regular part of an active lifestyle. For all the excitement they generate, Brook Henry, a cannabis researcher at the University of California, San Diego, tells Inverse these events are lacking one crucial thing: scientific evidence.
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