Canadians honour not one however two hashish holidays every year. Since 1977, Canadians have been celebrating Cannabis Day on July 1st at varied areas throughout the nation.
I do know what you’re pondering, we already have a good time 4/20, why do we want one other weed day? Well, thanks to the laws, fans can have a good time authorized hashish 365 days a 12 months. Cannabis Day aligns with one other vacation, initially Dominion Day however since 1982, has been often known as Canada Day. One day, two celebrations. What a deal with.
Cannabis Day dates again to July 1st, 1977. It originated in our neighbouring province to the east and was launched by two events, the Alberta Legalization of Cannabis Committee and the Canadian Association to Liberate Marijuana. The two teams labored exhausting as advocates for the legalization of marijuana, which got here full circle in October 2018.
A giant a part of Cannabis Day in Vancouver is Neil Magnuson, a neighborhood hashish activist who is called the official “Oh Cannabis” singer. Click here to view CLN’s stay stream of 4/20 in Vancouver; mockingly sufficient Neil belts out the tune within the 4th hour and 20th minute of CLN’s broadcast.
Last 12 months, Vancouverites celebrated the day at Thorton Park on the nook of Main and Terminal. This location permits for a sure variety of first-come, first-serve vendor spots, and areas for stay music to be loved by all.
Cannabis Day 2020
This 12 months, Cannabis Day will likely be just a little completely different from the occasion restrictions put in place due to COVID 19. There will likely be no official location for the celebration however this doesn’t imply fans can’t have their very own celebrations for this wonderful day. At CLN we urge whoever desires to have a good time Cannabis Day to mild up peacefully.
If you’re in search of extra info on the historical past of Cannabis Day in Canada, click on this hyperlink to see the official web site.
Happy Cannabis Day!