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Moments in Cannabis History: The Origin of the 420 Tradition

Moments in Cannabis History: The Origin of the 420 Tradition

Considering its global popularity, and nearly universally understood status achieved in the years since legalization, it’s notable that so few of those who celebrate it can explain, with any certainty, the origins of the 420 cannabis holiday. There’s no shortage of myths and legends of course. But it takes some active research to get to the real history of the number 420 as code for cannabis consumption.