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Illegal Drugs Will Be Illegal at Invesco Field

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Sorry Mason Tvert: There won’t be any bong hits at Invesco Field. The DNC Host Committee has released a list of prohibited items for Obama’s Thursday night speech; all the standard no-no’s–such as illegal drugs, knives, and mace–won’t be allowed. Interestingly, the rule-loving Democrats extended that to a number of more seemingly harmless items: “shoes with wheels,” umbrellas, and cow bells. (Obama, apparently, is not a fan of Blue Oyster Cult). More problematic is the ban on outside food and beverage. Since the DNC is advising people to show up soon after the doors open at 1 p.m.–and Obama won’t be speaking until after 8 p.m.–it looks like Aramark is going to make a killing selling buffalo hot dogs. There also won’t be any parking at the event–people are advised to bike, take RTD, or hop on a DNC shuttle. Information here.

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