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Question: Why is 4/20 associated with smoking weed?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/420_(cannabis_culture)

"In 1971, five high school students in San Rafael, California,[5][6] used the term "4:20" in connection with a plan to search for an abandoned cannabis crop, based on a treasure map made by the grower.[7][8] Calling themselves the Waldos,[9][10] because their typical hang-out spot "was a wall outside the school",[11] the five students (Steve Capper, Dave Reddix, Jeffrey Noel, Larry Schwartz, and Mark Gravich)[12] designated the Louis Pasteur statue[13] on the grounds of San Rafael High School as their meeting place, and 4:20 pm as their meeting time.[11] The Waldos referred to this plan with the phrase "4:20 Louis". After several failed attempts to find the crop, the group eventually shortened their phrase to simply "4:20", which ultimately evolved into a code-word the teens used to refer to consuming cannabis."
 

woops

is not like other people
i thought 420 was the US Penal Code that outlawed smokin' weed but probably wikipedia knows best.
 

Mr. Tea

Shub-Niggurath, Please
i thought 420 was the US Penal Code that outlawed smokin' weed but probably wikipedia knows best.
This factoid brought to you by people who reckon you can get off your tits on banana skins and that if you take LSD five times you are considered permanently "legally insane".
 
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