A women wears glass with the likeness of cannabis sativa leaves during the annual marijuana 420 smoke off at Dundas Square in Toronto on Friday, April 20, 2012. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)– It's April 20, the day on which marijuana enthusiasts around the administrative division get together their favorite smokable unripe seasoner at events like the Cannabis Cup in Denver and ride herd on Lion's (nee-Dogg's) 420 Festival in LA. The practice can be traced back to a group of superior school students in San Rafael, California, in 1971, reports the Huffington Post. The teens, who called themselves "the Waldos," would meet at pm afterwards time period and go in activity of a reported nearby cannabis sativa plantation.
Survey: 17% of high schoolers drink, smoke, use drugs during school day – Schools
By Carl Azuz, CNN (CNN) - About 17% of American high school students drink, smoke or use drugs during the school day, a new survey by the public Center on dependence and cognitive content Abuse at town University says. It's no surprisal to their classmates, either: 86% say they know the 2.8 a million who are abusing substances during the day, accordant to the latest version of the center's plant life back-to-school survey. The estimate is founded on information gleaned from telephone set interviews with or so 1,000 kids ages 12 to 17.
Chicago is considering a new line that would afford anybody over 18 caught with weed in half-size amounts a fine instead of a felonious charge (provided the person has ID and isn’t sought-after for thing else). Depending on where you live and how much you have got on you, getting caught with hemp can either spell big trouble or just an expensive fine. This isn’t to say that it’s legalizing marijuana, because you’re tranquil getting fined for it.