4/20 reason for celebration
April 19, 2021
Spirit Leaf Vernon owner says 4/20 should be ‘day of recognition’
For the longest time, 4/20 was a naughty number for an illegal underworld uttered by cannabis users. It was a way to let other people know they imbibed.
As legalization approached, the use of the numeric catchphrase became less clandestine. Large numbers of people gathered each April 20 to smoke weed in public parks and on Legislature grounds, but there was still a tinge of illegality to the affairs.
Read this entire feature from Castanet, here.