The origin story has gone from urban legend to the Oxford dictionary: A group of high school stoners in Northern California in the ’70s birthed the concept of 4/20, and their friendship with the Grateful Dead helped turn an afternoon burnout activity into a legitimate (though illicit at the time) movement.
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