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April 20 or 4/20 is known as weed day because 420 is the numerical code for marijuana. Why? There are many myths, however the most believable reason is that high schoolers started using 420 as a secret code back in the 1970’s. A group of friends at a high school in California would meet at 4:20 to get high; it was the perfect time because they were out of school, but their parents weren’t home from work yet.

If you “participate” you should know that a joint study by the University of California and Duke University reveals that marijuana smokers are more likely to be paid less and have relationship difficulties than those, who don’t smoke weed.

Researchers said: ‘Our research does not support arguments for or against cannabis legalization. ‘But it does show that cannabis was not safe for the long-term users tracked in our study. Our study found that regular cannabis users experienced downward social mobility and more financial problems such as troubles with debt and cash flow than those who did not report such persistent use. Regular long-term users also had more antisocial behaviors at work, such as stealing money or lying to get a job, and experienced more relationship problems, such as intimate partner violence and controlling abuse. Even among cannabis users who were never convicted for a cannabis offense, we found that persistent and regular cannabis use was linked to economic and social problems.”