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April 20 History

Ryan Grim

420: How 'Weed Day' Got Its Name

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.20.2013 | Politics

This article was originally published on April 20, 2009, and has been reposted each year since. In 2012, it was updated to include, for the first time...

Why April 20 Is 'Weed Day'

Posted 04.20.2012 | Politics

April 20 is embraced by pot smokers around the world as "weed day" each year. When did 420 begin, and where did the term come from? HuffPost's Rya...

Ryan Grim

420: How 'Weed Day' Got Its Name

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.20.2012 | San Francisco

This article was originally published on April 20, 2009, and has been reposted each year since. This year, it is updated to include the full identitie...

Weed Day Q&A: HuffPost Answers Your 420 History Questions

The Huffington Post | Sara Kenigsberg | Posted 04.20.2012 | Politics

There are countless stories to explain where the term 420 comes from, but for 41 years, the guys who coined the term at San Rafael High School in Nort...

Ryan Grim

The History Of 420

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.20.2013 | Politics

This piece was first published two years ago on 4/20. Warren Haynes, the Allman Brothers Band guitarist, routinely plays with the surviving members...