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April 20

People In Art History Who Can't Today, Because It's 4/20

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.20.2016 | Arts

Happy April 20th. Celebrate this blessed occasion by staring at some art. An even greater idea? Visit a museum by yourself. But in the meantime: I, t...

A Big Mystery Involving The Origin Of 4/20 Has Finally Been Solved

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.20.2016 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO -- Four decades after a group of California high schoolers coined the term 420, one of the holiday's biggest mysteries has been solved. ...

Ryan Grim

Here's Everything You Need To Know About Why We Celebrate Weed On 4/20

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.20.2015 | Politics

Warren Haynes, the Allman Brothers Band guitarist, routinely plays with the surviving members of the Grateful Dead, touring as The Dead. It's the spri...

Ryan Grim

Here's Everything You Need To Know About Why We Celebrate Weed On 4/20

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.20.2014 | 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...

19 Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

Posted 04.20.2013 | Comedy

Relax man. Take it easy. Free your mind. And check out these 19 mind-blowing facts that are guaranteed to get you out of your head and help you get in...

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...

Doug Benson Previews Upcoming Comi-Con Stoner Doc Chronic-Con

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.19.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

Doug Benson's documentary Super High Me followed the comic as he gave up weed smoking entirely for a month (the horror!) and then smoked constantly for another month. Ever since, he's been scanning about for his next great movie idea.

Pot Porn Enters The Third Dimension

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

In an attempt to throw out a little additional red meat (or green leaves?) to its readers, The 420 Times, a monthly magazine dedicated to all things m...

The Funniest 420 Tweets Of The Day

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.20.2012 | Comedy

As many across the country celebrate 4/20 by calling out sick from work, fortifying the snack industry with unprecedented sales numbers and watching t...

Brennan Williams

Ziggy Marley: My Mother Was Cordial About Bob's Extramarital Affairs

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.22.2012 | Black Voices

With 4/20 upon us, today marks the release of the first-ever family authorized documentary, "Marley," chronicling the life and times of legendary musi...

9 Cats On Catnip

Posted 04.20.2012 | Comedy

We've shown you dogs that look like they're high, presenting some nitty-gritty facts about the plant that makes April 20 a very special day for millio...

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...

Lucia Graves

Obama Administration's War On Weed Rolls On

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.18.2012 | San Francisco

WASHINGTON -- When federal agents raided Oaksterdam University, Richard Lee's downtown Oakland, Calif.-based trade school, earlier this month, it wasn...

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...

Ryan Grim

Happy 420: The State Of Drug Decriminalization Efforts Across The Country

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When it's finally written -- if it's finally written -- the history of the American drug war will begin and end in the same town: San Francisco. The c...

Don't Just Smoke a Joint on 4/20 -- Take Action Against Marijuana Prohibition

Bill Piper | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bill Piper

The movement to end marijuana prohibition is very broad, composed of people who love marijuana, people who hate marijuana, and people who don't have strong feelings either way.

Ryan Grim

420 Meaning: The True Story Of How April 20 Became 'Weed Day'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

This piece was first published last year on April 20. Warren Haynes, the Allman Brothers Band guitarist, routinely plays with the surviving member...

The 4/20 Quiz

Miles Klee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Miles Klee

420 is the number of chemicals in: a) Marijuana b) Cigarettes c) Doritos Collisions™

Everything's Better With A Bag Of Weed: "Family Guy" Celebrates 4/20 (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

HuffPost's own Ryan Grim did an excellent piece today on the origins of 4/20 and why it has become the highly celebrated "National Weed Day." Somethin...

Ryan Grim

What 420 Means: The True Story Behind Stoners' Favorite Number

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.20.2013 | Politics

The origin of the term 420, celebrated around the world by pot smokers every April 20th, has long been obscured by the clouded memories of the folks who made it a phenomenon.

420: Thoughts on Pot vs. Alcohol from a Former Police Chief

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

If one of these two drugs is implicated in dire health effects, high mortality rates, and physical violence -- and the other is not -- what are we to make of our nation's marijuana laws?