They say there’s a holiday for everything these days. ‘International Sibling Day’, ‘International Unicorn Day’ – and who can forget ‘Sausage Week’? There’s nothing a marketing exec loves more than a random and unnecessary day of celebration to get trending on Twitter. Even your friendly neighbourhood stoner has one!
Today is 4/20, a day of showering praise upon the little green plant that’s to blame for many regrettable late night Chinese takeaways, Camden Market, and the straight-to-video Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa movie Mac + Devin Go To High School.
Why is the April 20 so special to stoners? Legend has it that in the early 1970s a group of Californian high schoolers called the ‘Waldos’ would go searching for a cannabis plant by a statue of the chemist Louis Pasteur at 4.20pm week after week. They smoked so much pot that 4:20 just became a code word for cannabis. When the Waldos
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