In certain weed-friendly cities like Boulder, Colorado, April 20 has come to be known as "Marijuana Appreciation Day" or "Weed Day." The term 420 is also a rallying cry for the marijuana legalization movement, which has gained momentum as states like Colorado, Washington, and California have decriminalized pot.
If you’ve seen an ad for an apartment on Craigslist or Air Bn B stating ‘420 friendly’, it denotes that the owners or those living are open-minded around cannabis use, without having to overtly mention it.It’s a more discreet way to communicate that “we welcome cannabis use” online in other words.The Waldos, meanwhile, have taken pains to document their links to 420 in the media.For cannabis users, phrases like “420 Friendly” are common.It’s a code used so frequently by smokers that it’s hard to imagine not knowing it. However, the three most common phrases are “420 friendly”, “Happy 420,” and “420 Everyday.” This is an adjective describing whether people or places are “okay” with smoking weed.
For example, before lighting up at a party, a stoner might lean over to a friend and say “are the rest of them 420 friendly? Someone will say they’re “420 Friendly” and want a partner who’s also a toker.These fun facts could be deal-breakers (think career, hobbies, religion, children) for some, and for others, they could be deal makers.Regardless of your stance, knowing if someone is ‘420 friendly’ or not is a shortcut way to see if the both of you are compatible.Usually, cannabis connoisseurs will say “Happy 420” on the Holiday 420 Pot Day. Basically, anytime there’s an excuse for pot users to express their love for the herb. According to the legend, the pot symbol 420 came from high school students at San Rafael High School, which is located in California.But how did the term become so widespread from some high school kids?Also you may have also heard the one about 420 referring to the date Bob Marley died. And neither is the date referring to Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin or Jim Morrison’s death.