Be Brave for Cannabis Campaign Ramps Up for 4/20

House Bill 4014 Signed Into Law by Governor Kate Brown

MICHIGAN: A group of pro-cannabis businesses is urging people to be brave and stand up for cannabis on April 19, 2018 in a social media campaign that will take place between 9 am and noon. Be Brave for Cannabis campaign is focused on bringing attention to issues surrounding cannabis: Helping educate the public with anecdotal stories, Read the full article…

Average Marijuana Consumer Will Spend $146 to Celebrate 4/20 This Year

Between the product itself, food munchies, and paraphernalia, the average 4/20 consumer is expected to spend $146.12 this Friday, with $71.35 of that going toward the actual product

By Mike Brown Marijuana has become relatively mainstream in American society today. And on no day is pot bigger than on April 20, commonly referred to as “4/20.” ​For marijuana consumers, 4/20 is akin to Christmas, Thanksgiving, and the Fourth of July all rolled up into one big holiday. Similar to how the holiday season Read the full article…

Craft Distillery Celebrates 4/20 With Legal Cannabis-Infused Vodka Cocktail

The Hemp Highball is made with Humboldt's Finest cannabis infused vodka

CALIFORNIA: Humboldt Distillery is planning to celebrate 4/20 with cocktails using their cannabis-infused vodka Humboldt’s Finest.  Their award-winning infused vodka is available in a growing number of markets across the country including Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico, Texas and Wisconsin. “Humboldt’s Finest is infused with a legal food-grade hemp, without any detectable THC, so it’s legal Read the full article…

Cheech & Chong: Still Rollin’—Celebrating 40 Years Of Up in Smoke Opening On 4/20

New Exhibit to Launch in Conjunction with the 40th Anniversary of Cheech & Chong's 1978 Film Up In Smoke

CALIFORNIA: Grammy-winning comedy duo Cheech & Chong will be the subject of a new exhibit opening at the GRAMMY Museum® on 4/20. Titled Cheech & Chong: Still Rollin’—Celebrating 40 Years Of Up In Smoke, the exhibit is curated in collaboration with Grammy-winning producer Lou Adler, who uncovered the legendary duo, produced many of their albums, and directed Read the full article…

This Week: 4/20 At CannaCon in Santa Rosa

Women in Cannabis Panel CannaCon Anchorage

Reposted From Cashinbis The question is simple: Where will you be on 4/20 this year? The possibilities are endless. After all, it is the BIGGEST holiday for the cannabis community. However, if you’re a cannabis professional or more specifically, a producer or processor, your answer will most definitely be, “Santa Rosa, CA for CannaCon’s 3-day expo Read the full article…

Washington Cannabis Sales Soar 40% On 4/20 Holiday

Mari Js Highway Pot Shop in Everett, WA got festive on 4/20

WASHINGTON: The April 4th “420” celebrations in Washington ignited retail sales yesterday across the state, according to data compiled by Seattle-based TetraTrak and published on its new MJTicker.com website. The unofficial stoner holiday saw many I-502 licensed pot shops offering special sales and promotions, which drove consumption of flower, edibles and concentrates, the business intelligence firm reports.  4/20 Read the full article…

It’s 4/20 And Songwriter Tim Brickley Thinks of Mary Jane

Keep Calm Its 4/20

INDIANAPOLIS: It comes once a year, and twice a day. Today is April 20th, or 4/20, the unofficial stoner holiday.  The social media corridors are chock full of cannabis-infused memes. Here are a couple of our favorites to help you celebrate your special day.  

“Comedians in Cars Smoking Cannabis” A 4/20 Parody

Michael Stusser and Comedian Weedman on Cannabis

WASHINGTON: Just in time for 4/20, comes Comedians in Cars Smoking Cannabis - a parody of Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Created by award-winning filmmaker Michael Stusser (“Sleeping with Siri”) – who hosts the web series Higher Ground – the spoof features comedian Lauren Weedman (The Daily Show, HBO’s Hung and Looking, Curb Your Enthusiasm) along with a fabulous 1965 Read the full article…

Estimated 125,000 Turn Out For Two-Day 4/20 Rally In Civic Center

“We believe in the language we put forward and that adults who consume cannabis deserve the same freedoms to congregate and socialize as those who consume alcohol,” Mr. Tvert said. “We were persuaded, however, by members of the political and business communities, who requested participation in this process. We look forward to working with them to find a solution amenable to all parties.”

COLORADO: As the last night of the annual 4/20 rally in Denver’s Civic Center park comes to a close Sunday, crowds remain large and diverse. Rally founder Miguel Lopez said more people showed up to the rally Sunday than Saturday. “There’s still, surprisingly, a large number of people here,” Lopez said around 6:30 p.m. The Read the full article…

Vancouver’s 4/20 Marijuana Smoke Fest Sees 64 Taken To Hospital

Vancouver’s 4/20 marijuana-smoking rally led to hospitalization for 64 revelers Monday.

CANADA:  Vancouver’s 4/20 marijuana-smoking rally led to hospitalization for 64 revelers Monday, turning a celebratory occasion into a headache for ER workers. “Sixty-four people in the emergency department is a large number, in an already busy emergency department,” Providence Health Care spokesperson Dave Lefebvre told CBC. Patients were complaining of nausea, vomiting, palpitations and “a decreased level Read the full article…