April 20th, sometimes known as 4/20, has come to be associated with marijuana celebrations and consumption in popular culture.
The phrase 4/20 was first used in the 1970s in California by a group of high school kids who would get together around 4:20 pm to consume marijuana, claims Time Magazine.4 20 trending
As more and more countries throughout the world began to legalize the drug, what was formerly seen as a rebellious act lost its appeal.
It is now frequently linked to leisure time and the creative sector. Famous faces often associated with the drug include Reggae/dancehall musicians, Snoop Dogg, Wizz Khalifa and Jay- Z who owns a weed company called Monogram.
The day is now more widely acknowledged, connected to cannabis culture, and frequently used to support legalizing cannabis and commemorate its use.
Despite of its cultural significance or what may be popular online, it is important to remember that marijuana is still illegal to consume or sell in many countries, including Kenya.
Why is Kenya seeing a trend in it?
Jokes are popular among Kenyans!
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