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History of 420

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...

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.