Where Did “420” Really Come From? The Holiday’s True Origins Depend On Who You Ask

The true historical origins of 420 is the greatest unsolved modern mystery of the cannabis community. Every seasoned stoner intuitively, subconsciously, and even telepathically knows that the numbers four, two, and zero — spoken together as “four twenty” — symbolize getting high with your friends and having a good time.…

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NUG RUN – Cannabis Subscription Box Wants to Give You the Munchies

The subscription-based box trend shows no sign of waning and a new iteration — featuring pot-laced edibles — might be the most niche of all. Sacramento-based startup Nug Run has announced a “curated approach on the cannabis experience” with its subscription-based “Nugboxes,” which pair naturally occurring terpenes (strong-smelling organic compounds) in…

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The Art of Marketing Marijuana

In the summer of 2014, The New York Times published its first-ever marijuana ad. The occasion was the enactment of New York’s Compassionate Care Act, which legalized pot for some medical uses. The ad, a congratulatory note from a Seattle start-up, depicted a well-dressed, newspaper-toting man standing on his stoop…

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