Both marijuana smokers and non-smokers recognize April 20 or 4/20 as a national holiday for cannabis culture, but few actually know how the date got chosen. Some say “420” is code among police officers for “marijuana smoking in progress.” Some note 4/20 is also Adolf Hitlers birthday.
What does 420 mean in pop culture?
420, 4:20, or 4/20 (pronounced four-twenty) is cannabis culture slang for marijuana and hashish consumption, especially smoking around the time 4:20 p.m., and also refers to cannabis-oriented celebrations that take place annually on April 20 (which is 4/20 in U.S. form).
What is the meaning of 420 in cannabis?
4/20 is, in short, a holiday celebrating marijuana. As Hager explained, a group of Californian teenagers ritualistically smoked marijuana every day at 4:20 pm. The ritual spread, and soon 420 became code for smoking marijuana.
What is the meaning of 4/20 in Nigeria?
4/20 or 4:20 na cannabis culture slang for marijuana and hashish consumption.
Who made up 420?
Steve Capper and Dave Reddix share the fascinating oral history of the origin story of 420. Back in 1971, a group of hippie high schoolers in Marin County, California came up with the term “4:20” for weed.