Break out the bong, light up the blunt, and be with the only girl you need today, Mary Jane, because today, April 20th, at 4:20pm marijuana smokers everywhere will unanimously light up.
4:20 is recognized by smokers as their favorite time of day, a time to relax and get high, the date April 20th4/20) has become the unofficial national holiday for smoker everywhere.
Originally started by a group of California high school students, in 1971, as a time to meet up and toke; 4:20 has since become ingrained into cannabis culture worldwide, and even gained some mainstream recognition. Still, much myth and speculation surrounds this special time.
Myths and Facts
Police dispatch code for smoking pot is 420.
Very believable, but very false. In no city is the police penal code for smoking pot 420, nowhere.
There are approximately 420 active chemicals in marijuana.
False. Until someone comes up with a super chronic, there are only 315 active chemicals in cannabis.
4:20 is teatime for pot-smokers in Holland.
Close, but no. Teatime runs only on the half hour in Holland.
The 20th of April is the best time to plant marijuana.
Although true, it is only partially true. With a mere 120 days from seed to mature plant, anytime is the right time to grow some bud.
Albert Hofmann took the first deliberate LSD trip at 4:20 on 19 April 1943.
Confirmed by his lab notes; Hofmann did begin his first LSD trip at 4:20. But this is merely coincidence, since at the time; 4:20 had yet to have any significance in the cannabis culture.
When the Grateful Dead toured, they always stayed in Room 420
Sadly, the bands spokesman Dennis McNally denied these claims.
We here at RBG Magazine want you to have a good 420, so we’ve compiled all the best Stoner Movies for the most feel good day of the year.
Greatest Stoner Movies
“Up In Smoke”
Cheech and Chong. The most classic stoner movie ever made.
Dave Chapel, medical marijuana, and plot to get their friend Kenny out of jail.
“Pineapple Express ”
Possible the first stoner action comedy movie ever.
“Dazed and Confused ”
About getting fucked up in the 70’s. It’s like hanging out with your parents when they were cool.
It’s like watching a day of your own life. Pot, video games, grandma’s leftovers.
“Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle”
The ultimate munchies movies filled with ridiculous adventure that would only happen when you’re high.
A hilarious piece of unintentional comedy, this 1936 film shows how smoking weed directly leads to sex, a hit and run accident, and eventually manslaughter.
All stoners have a special place in there heart for Grace, a quaint, small town lady who just happens to grow hundreds of pounds of marijuana.
Method Man and Red Man find a magical weed that actually helps them do better in school.
“The Big Lebowski”
Bowling, weed, and “the dude”.