How To Celebrate The 4/20 Marijuana Holiday Virtually This Year Amid COVID Social Distancing

How To Celebrate The 4/20 Marijuana Holiday Virtually This Year Amid COVID Social Distancing

The marijuana holiday 4/20 is going to be a little different this year as the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, prompting orders to avoid public gatherings and take social distancing measures. But that doesn’t mean the celebration can’t go on. A host of organizations have announced that they’ll host virtual events where individuals can listen to live musical performances and hear about reform plans from lawmakers while consuming cannabis from the safety of their own homes. For example, NORML said on Wednesday that it is encouraging supporters to participate in one of the “many online virtual 4/20 celebrations taking place throughout the day,” which will be listed on the group’s website. The organization also cautioned against unsanctioned public gatherings and reminded people that it’s advisable to avoid combustable marijuana, as COVID-19 targets the respiratory system. “Americans’ health and welfare must be a priority during these uncertain times,” NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri said. “In the best interest of public health and safety, NORML encourages cannabis consumers not to congregate either outdoors or indoors in groups this 4/20.” Stay Home This 4/20 https://t.co/HKRU9qv89u — NORML (@NORML) April 15, 2020 Weedmaps is throwing a virtual party to mark the holiday. Rapper Wiz Khalifa and country music artist Billy Ray Cyrus, among other performers, will put on a show online. Comedians and DJs will also do sets. 420 is better together, so we're throwing the biggest virtual 420 celebration ever. Kick back, relax, and enjoy performances, prizes and more on April 20th…

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