Tag: 420

This 4/20 Let’s Make Sure Not to Forget About the World’s Marijuana POWs

It’s 4/20, marijuana’s unofficial worldwide holiday! It’s a time to celebrate the plant, especially for those in areas where it’s legal. But amidst the fun, let’s not forget about those still suffering from the longstanding war on marijuana. Despite marijuana reform hitting like a tsunami across the world (Uruguay has legalized, Canada is close, etc.) …

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Legal Marijuana Sales Exceeded $45 Million on April 20 (4/20)

There was over $45 million in legal marijuana sold on April 20 (4/20), the unofficial cannabis holiday, according to a new report. MJ Freeway, a leading provider of seed-to-sale tracking for the cannabis industry, reports that cannabis retail sales for April 20 exceeded $45 million, a 20% increase compared to the 2016 holiday. Prior to 4/20, …

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Free Marijuana for 4/20: Activist Plan Congressional Smoke-In & Free Cannabis Giveaway in D.C.

Activists are hosting a cannabis smoke-in and free cannabis giveaway in D.C. for April 20. On Thursday, April 20th (4/20), DCMJ, the advocacy and educational organization that spearheaded Initiative 71, which legalized cannabis in the District of Columbia, will lead the 1st Annual Congressional #JointSession—a free cannabis giveaway—for members of Congress, Congressional staffers, credentialed journalists, support staff, interns, …

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What is the Meaning of 420?

The number 420, the date 4/20, and the time 4:20 have all become symbols of the cannabis culture. But what is the meaning of 420? And what is its origin? In the marijuana community, April 20th, or 4/20, is the unofficial cannabis holiday. For a lot of daily cannabis consumers,  4:20pm (and for some, am) …

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Over $37 Million in Legal Cannabis Sold on 4/20 in the U.S.

There was $37.5 million spent on the legal purchase of cannabis and cannabis products on April 20 this year, a roughly 30% increase from April 20 of last year. April 20 (4/20), of course, is the unofficial cannabis holiday, celebrated by cannabis consumers and supporters worldwide. According to MJ Freeway, which tracks the legal cannabis …

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Happy 4/20!

We at TheJointBlog would like to tell all of our readers – and anyone else who may have stumbled upon this article – Happy 4/20! This 4/20, we encourage you to keep a few things in mind: Progress! Huge advancements in the cause to end cannabis prohibition have been made since the last 4/20. These …

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Sign Bill Maher’s Petition to Congress to Recognize 4/20 as a National Holiday

Comedian Bill Maher on the April 17th episode of his HBO show Real Time with (who else but) Bill Maher called on the government to recognize 4/20 as an official holiday. Maher has setup a petition on Change.org, titled Make 4/20 a National Holiday, which has over 11,000 signatures in just two days. Every signature …

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5 Reasons to Celebrate this 4/20

With 4/20 upon us, cannabis consumers around the world are celebrating their holiday. Beyond simply being 4/20, here’s 10 reasons cannabis reform advocates should celebrate today, enjoying the incredible progress that’s been made in recent months. Voters in Alaska will have the opportunity this August to legalize cannabis through a statewide initiative. The measure would …

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