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420
    2017-August-8  08:53    Shenzhen Daily

A: I heard they were 420-ing at Mary’s birthday party over the weekend!

B: What can I say? Sixty percent of adults in the United States support legalizing marijuana, according to a Gallup poll last fall.

A: But it remains illegal under federal law.

Note: The term 420 (pronounced four-twenty) is a code-term in cannabis culture that refers to the consumption of cannabis, especially smoking cannabis around the time 4:20 p.m., and on the date April 20. It originated at San Rafael High School, the United States, in 1971, among a group of about a dozen pot-smoking wiseacres who called themselves the Waldos, and are now in their 60s. The term was shorthand for the time of day the group would meet, at the campus statue of Louis Pasteur, to smoke pot. Intent on developing their own discreet language, they made 420 code for a time to get high, and its use spread among members of an entire generation.

 

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