Leafly’s Guide to 420


(Updated April 1, 2021 from a 2020 version)

Do you have any questions about 420? Leafly has answers. Learn about the history of 420, get tips on smoking, partying, and find the best 420 deals on cannabis and accessories, and more.

What you should know for 420

What is 420


420 holds an important place in marijuana history. Learn all about the background and origins of 420 and how this date (and time) became anchored in cannabis culture as a business card, code word and reason to celebrate.

420 offers


As 420 businesses approach, retailers across the country are offering great deals on cannabis and accessories. Whether you are a seasoned smoker or your first time to dip your toe, you can get deep discounts on all types of products. And it’s not just cannabis that is for sale – manufacturers of pipes, papers, vaporizers and other accessories also have offers.

What to do with 420


420 is usually found around the world celebrating and using cannabis together. Due to public health considerations related to the spread of the coronavirus this year, many of the major public events that were previously so popular on and around April 20 will be canceled, postponed, digitized, or experienced.


How to host your own 420 sesh online

We’ll have suggestions on how to have a safe 420 and what we can all do to hug the rest of the cannabis community this year, even if you can’t get out of the house to do so.

Find the perfect strain for your 420


Are you looking for a cannabis strain to make your 420 unforgettable? Would you like to learn more about the different types of weed heights? Whether you’re enjoying a classic strain or want to get a taste of the latest and greatest new strains, we’re here to help you find the perfect strain of marijuana for your 420.

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of this legendary holiday, we’ll be looking at the most popular weed families throughout the month: the Hazes, Tangies, Purples, OG Kush strains, and the latest (but also the first) – Cookies & Cakes !

420 essential things


420 is a time for anyone who appreciates cannabis to celebrate and enjoy this special plant in all its forms. Whether you’re rolling a joint to enjoy on the porch or baking enough pot of brownies to hand out to a group of friends, whether you’re an old head or a fresh face for the cannabis community, whatever your choice Method of Cannabis Use This month Leafly is here to make the most of it.

420 Cannabis Basics

What do the indica, sativa and hybrid signs mean at your local pharmacy? What does a gram of marijuana look like? How long does it take for cannabis to leave your system? Get to grips with the basic facts about cannabis by clicking on one of these articles that explain the basics.

How to smoke, vape, and eat cannabis on 420

Smoke it. Vape it either as a flower or as an oil. Eat it in a brownie, cookie, or gummy. Put a little tincture under your tongue. There have never been more ways to consume cannabis than now. With so many options, many of which are fairly new, deciding how to consume that 420 cannabis can be difficult.

Learn about the many ways you can enjoy marijuana with this 420, which one is right for you, and how to get the most of it.

420 recipes

No matter what you do, cannabis and cooking are two great flavors that taste great together. Check out some of our favorite staple recipes – cannabis infused butter and edible oils, for example – that can add a 420 touch to any dish, as well as recipes for classic marijuana infused recipes like pot brownies, a staple for any self-respecting 420 celebration.

Celebrate 420 responsibly

420 Celebrations can be a great thing, but it’s important to remember that too much good can be got. If you or a friend have become overly indulged in marijuana treats, there are plenty of ways to bring an intense high back to the ground or shake off the cobwebs that can linger in the morning after scoring a hit or two.

Learn how to stay safe and comfortable while celebrating 420:

420 entertainment


April is a heavenly month for noobs and seasoned stoners to enjoy the luxury of cannabis. Do you need some things to keep you occupied? Try these out!

Leafly Staff

Leafly is the world’s largest cannabis information resource, enabling people in legal cannabis markets to learn about the right products for their lifestyle and wellness needs. Our team of cannabis professionals share years of experience in every corner of the market, from growth and retail to science and medicine to data and technology.

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Beth Edmonds