7 4/20 Memes And Tweets That Help Explain What This Day Is All About

Your calendar tells you that today is 4/20, but that date isn't as innocent as it may seem. For many, April 20 is also unofficially known as National Weed Day, and because we live in an age where the internet mandates an overabundance of hashtags and viral hits to honor pretty much anything, here is your roundup of 4/20 memes and tweets that help explain exactly what this day is all about. Regardless of whether or not you actually participate in 4/20 revelry yourself, these memes will at least make you feel like you're still part of the loop — and at the very least, you'll at least have some idea what the heck Twitter is talking about (#happy420).

For those people who have no idea what I'm talking about and need a little bit of background, April 20 is celebrated by marijuana enthusiasts because, through the decades, 420 has become synonymous with all things weed-related. The history of 420 is a little hazy, but most accounts seem to agree that it dates back to 1971, when a group of high school students in Marin County, Calif., used 420 as a secret code for when they would meet to find pot after school at 4:20 p.m. The code stuck, and managed to work its way into cannabis culture across the country.

There are many ways to observe 4/20, but no matter what you decide to do in honor of today's date, these memes and tweets are a good place to get started.

You know, kind of like Christmas.

There's only one direction this day can go.

I can personally say this is true for me no matter what the occasion.


But when one does, you better make sure there's a pizza at your disposal.

Mind blown.

For those with a more sophisticated palate.

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