Where Did the Term 420 Come from?

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The term 420 was said to come from the date of April 20th or 4/20. The term is used to refer to the date that people accumulate to celebrate and use marijuana. It is now considered a holiday by some people in North America.
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420, 4/20 or 4-20 is a term that refers to the consumption of marijuana, the culture of marijuana users, and the date April 20th which has become known as Weed Day or Marijuana Day.
This term was allegedly created by teenagers in San Rafael, CA in 1971, who used to meet at 4:20 PM to search for an abandoned cannibis crop. It evolved to refer to all of cannibis culture, and the date April 20 (4/20), became a counterculture holiday.
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420 is the national pothead number. It signifies 4:20am or pm, which is when stoners all over the world can unite and get high. It came from college students.
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Term 420 originated at San Rafael High School, in 1971, among a group of about a
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The term 420 originated at San Rafael High School, in 1971. The term was shorthand for the time of day the group would meet to smoke pot.
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Wikipedia talks about a group of school kids from San Rafael, California who organized around that time 4:20 PM to smoke pot and search for an "abandoned crop" of cannabis
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