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From High School to High Holiday: The Surprising Origin Story of 420 | Slimjim India

High School to High Holiday: Surprising Origin Story of 420 | Slimjim

Hi folks, it’s Mr.Slim here, and as you all know it's the 420 month and here we have some interesting 420 history for you.

So, you may have questions like What is 420? or What is the Meaning of 420? Luckily we have just the answers for you.

April 20th, or 420, is a day that holds a special place in the hearts of many stoners & enthusiasts. But why is it so significant? In this blog, we will delve into the history and cultural significance of 420.

The origins of 420 are somewhat shrouded in mystery, but one popular theory is that it began in the early 1970s as a code among a group of high school students in California who would meet at 4:20 pm to toke! 

From there, the regulation began to spread among their friends and eventually became a widely recognized term for culture. Stoned? Right? I mean Stunned*

The group of high school students who used to meet at 4:20

They are honored by people all over the globe as a day to come together and enjoy cannabis. It has become a cultural phenomenon, with festivals, concerts, and other events occurring worldwide. 

Events Like:-

1) National Cannabis Festival 

From High School to High Holiday The Surprising Origin Story of 420 by Slimjim India

If you're in or planning to visit Washington D.C. in April Month, don't miss the National Cannabis Festival for a dose of great music and educational sessions.

The festival is scheduled for 4/20, and you can find out more about it on their website

2) Cloud City

If you happen to be in Portland on 420, don't miss the biggest 420 celebration in the Pacific Northwest presented by Cloud City. The event features performances from Lupe Fiasco, Ty Dolla $ign, Rick Ross, and Big K.R.I.T. If you're a fan of rap, you won't want to miss it.

Visit the event's website for more information and tickets.

3) Rolling Loud -Thailand

From High School to High Holiday The Surprising Origin Story of 420 From Slimjim India

Rolling Loud is a highly acclaimed hip-hop festival that has emerged as one of the largest in the world since its inception in 2015. The festival is known for showcasing top-tier musical performances by renowned artists.

Attendees can enjoy the best of both worlds, witnessing performances by some of the biggest names in the industry while also discovering new talent.

Explore the event's official website for tickets and further details.

Also, Some myths you already heard about 420.

1) 420 is the police code for marijuana possession or a police numberIn the history of 420, one of the popular origin myths is related to the police code, which originated from a poster distributed at a Grateful Dead concert in 1990.

2) The "420" is a reference to a Bob Dylan song - One myth surrounding 420's origin links it to Bob Dylan's song "Rainy Day Women #12 & 35" released in 1966. The song features the phrase "Everybody must get stoned," hinting at marijuana use.

3) Cannabis contains 420 active chemical compounds - One myth surrounding the history of 420 is that there are 420 chemicals in marijuana, but this is not true. The actual number of chemicals, including cannabinoids and terpenes, exceeds 500.

And while some people may believe that puffing will turn you into a couch potato, we're here to tell you that's not necessarily true. Some of history's most productive and creative people have smoked to enjoy a little occasionally. So, next time someone tries to tell you that smoking will make you lazy, remind them of all the successful stoners out there, from Snoop Dogg to Steve Jobs.

420 is a day that holds a special place in the hearts of many toking enthusiasts, and for that reason Slimjim is giving away 9 freebies with all the orders you place this month for you to celebrate the day in style.

Whether you like Slimjim skins, Filter Tips, flavored cones, Activated Filters, Unbleached skins or a Mix, we have got you all covered with these freebies.

420 is a day to celebrate, have fun, and enjoy quality time with friends and cannabis. Make it a memorable and enjoyable. Remember to stay safe, responsible, and most importantly high on life! Happy 420!!!

From High School to High Holiday The Surprising Origin Story of 420 from Slimjim India



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