Details Created on Wednesday, 25 April 2012 20:24 A quote in your recent article, "4/20 marked by Sanford celebrations, but no marked increase in drug-related arrests" contained major misconceptions about drugs and crime. ASU Chief of Police Gunther Doerr was quoted as saying, "A majority of serious incidents where people are hurt or there's property damage can be traced to drug or alcohol abuse. I don't mean one drink or one joint. The parallels are there."
Details Created on Monday, 23 April 2012 17:35 Last Friday - April 20, a counterculture holiday recognized by the cannabis subculture - was marked at Appalachian State University by a Hemp Club-hosted event on Sanford Mall but no noticeable increase in drug arrests. Appalachian's Hemp Club hosted its fifth annual Cannabis Enlightenment Day on the mall Friday.