What is 420 and what’s the meaning behind ‘Weed Day’?

  • It is a day half of celebration and half a call to action – calling for the decriminalisation of the drug .
  • 3 420 events are used by a lot of weed-advocates to protest for the legalisation of the drug Credit: Getty Images
  • Urban legend suggested that 420 was formerly the penal code that Californian police used to categorise marijuana cases.
  • At some events, revellers have used the festivity to protest for the legalisation of marijuana.

Read full article: thesun.co.uk