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4/20: Dope Smokers of the World Unite

In News, What's On on 04/19/2015 at 10:15
4/20 has been become popularly recognised as the unofficial world marijuana smoking day (Photograph: Rafael Castillo/Wikimedia)

4/20 has been become popularly recognised as the unofficial global marijuana smoking day (Photograph: Rafael Castillo/Wikimedia)

As is appropriate for any story that involves the wicked weed that is marijuana – even one that only goes back only a few decades – the origins of the term 4/20 is a hazy memory at best, lost in the fog of time, smoke and brain cells I imagine.

But, it won’t stop many people across the globe from unofficially celebrating the growing phenomenon that is 4/20, or rather April 20th, now an annual event that celebrates cannabis and cannabis culture, by rolling up a doobie, sparking the tip and sitting back to relax as the intoxication of this still illegal plant sweeps through their system. Read the rest of this entry »