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Youngsville Police open 4-20 contest

Posted: 3:44 PM, Apr 20, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-20 16:44:43-04

Youngsville Police are having a little fun with today as the unofficial marijuana holiday.

According to the online crowd-sourced information site Wikipedia, "420, 4:20, or 4/20 (pronounced four-twenty) is a code-term in cannabis culture that refers to the consumption of cannabis, especially smoking cannabis around the time 4:20 p.m. (or 16:20 in 24-hour notation) and smoking cannabis in celebration on the date April 20 (which is 4/20 in U.S. form)."

To mark the "holiday," Youngsville Police offered a tongue-in-cheek contest on their Facebook page: 

So far, Chief Rickey Boudreaux says he doesn’t have a winner.