4/20 Pot Smoker’s Holiday

Another 4/20 has come and gone. The landscape is changing and some are wondering if the new “commercialization” of pot is going to ruin the holiday. As big business moves in, prices increase on everything from event tickets to products. Here were some of the articles on the holiday. [READ MORE]


4/20 Means Big Business in Denver (Inc.)


Local marijuana dispensaries celebrate 4/20 ‘holiday’ (Las Vegas Review Journal)


Thousands light up at San Francisco park for 4/20 marijuana holiday (Reuters)


The Marijuana Holiday 4/20 Has Become Big Business, But Is That Good For The Cannabis Movement? (International Business Times)


In case you’re new to this:


4/20: How ‘Weed Day’ Got Its Name (Huffington Post)


Wikipedia: 420 (Cannabis culture)


The Story Behind Every Pothead’s Favorite Number: 420 (Vice)


Where Did “420” Really Come From? The Holiday’s True Origins (Bustle)


Cannabis users gather at London ‘420 picnic’ (The Guardian)


Here’s the Real Reason We Associate 420 With Weed (TIME)