Part party, part call to action: A look at pot holiday 4/20
April 21, 2023
SEATTLE (AP) — Thursday marks marijuana culture's high holiday, 4/20, when cannabis fans gather in clouds of smoke at music festivals, celebrate with all-you-can-deals on chicken wings and other munchies, and take advantage of pot-shop discounts in legal weed states.
This year's edition provides an occasion for activists to reflect on how far their movement has come, with recreational pot now allowed in 21 states and the nation's capital, as well as a national political climate that hasn't moved as quickly on legalization as many expected.
Here's a look at the holiday's history. ___ WHY 4...