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

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.05.2017 | 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 | 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...

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

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

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...

4/20: National Pot Smokers Day

Anthony Papa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anthony Papa

April 20th is "National Pot Smoking Day," a counterculture holiday where people across the world celebrate the conspicuous consumption of marijuana.

Ryan Grim

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