Every year, the controversial 420 day(Weed Day) is observed, but what does 420 represent and how does it relate to Hyde Park?
Here’s what you should know about Weed Day.
What is 420 day?
Marijuana fans throughout the world celebrate the herb on this day, often known as the ‘weed day.’
The precise origins of the day are unknown, however one story holds that it began in 1971, when a group of students from San Rafael High School in California would gather at 4.20pm to smoke.
When does Weed Day take place?
Every year on 20 April, the day is observed, with April being the fourth month of the year, which is one of the ideas as to how the day got its name.
What happens on 4-20?
People all across the world get together to celebrate the herb on 420(weed day), with activities being hosted and some participants attempting to raise awareness for the cause of marijuana legalisation.
Weed is outlawed in many parts of the world, therefore 420 serves as both a celebration and a protest against what some regard as harsh drug restrictions. Marijuana is illegal in the United Kingdom, and there are no current plans to legalise it.
Cannabis is classified as a Class B drug in the United Kingdom, and it is illegal to possess, sell, distribute, or grow cannabis.
If you are caught in possession of the substance, you could face a five-year prison sentence.
What is the connection between 420 and Hyde Park?
People frequently congregate in London’s Hyde Park to commemorate 420.
Gatherings have been postponed for the previous two years because to the Covid epidemic, but will resume on April 20 this year. The six-person gathering limit remained in effect in 2021, but there is no limit on the number of persons who can assemble this year.
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