Tag: 420

  • Cailifornia Pot smokers Out, Proud for 4/20 High Holiday

    OAKLAND, Calif. — Forget Hippie Hill. For thoroughly modern marijuana smokers in the San Francisco Bay area, the hip place to celebrate their movement’s high holiday this year was the inside of a stretch Hummer parked outside a pot gardening superstore. Marijuana legalization advocates across the country are expected to light up during Tuesday’s annual…

  • 420 Meaning: The True Story Of How April 20 Became ‘Weed Day’

    420 Meaning: The True Story Of How April 20 Became ‘Weed Day’

    April 20, 2010 – Warren Haynes, the Allman Brothers Band guitarist, routinely plays with the surviving members of the Grateful Dead, now touring as The Dead. He’s just finished a Dead show in Washington, D.C. and gets a pop quiz from the Huffington Post. Where does 420 come from? He pauses and thinks, hands on…

  • 420 Events Around the Globe Today

    April 20, 2010 – 4/20 smoke-outs are a series of cannabis rallies that will demonstrate, as they do every year, the impracticability of enforcing the current marijuana laws. Drug peace activists invite all herb enthusiasts to join them in defiant solidarity. Everyone is invited to publicly show their love of the weed and experience a…

  • Marijuana: Medicine, State Revenue, or a “Gateway Drug”?

    Marijuana: Medicine, State Revenue, or a “Gateway Drug”?

    April 19, 2010 – Tomorrow is April 20th. Often, this date is shortened to “4/20.” According to a 2007 Associated Press article titled “Drug Study Words,” 4/20, 420, or 4:20 “stands for April 20 or the time 4:20. Years ago 4:20 pm was deemed the time of day to get high and April 20 became…