The first Labor Day was celebrated in New York City in 1882. Back then, workers could work twelve hours a day, seven days a week. Young children worked in harsh factory conditions. Equipment was dangerous, and it wasn’t uncommon to be maimed or even killed on the job.
As a holiday still in its infancy, people are creating their own 710 traditions all the time. Whether you’re a daily dabber or a first-timer, here are some ideas for how you could celebrate.
Legend has it that in 1971, a group of high school students in San Rafael, California, known as the "Waldos," would meet at 4:20 pm every day to smoke weed. They used "420" as a code to refer to their smoking sessions. As a result, the term "4/20" spread throughout California and eventually across the country.
Explaining why he thinks cannabis should remain illegal, he says, “The police dog discussion and all that and retraining…what’s it going to cost our local law enforcement agencies who’ve…spent thousands and thousands of dollars on these dogs to get these dogs drug trained and now they’re going to have to be retired. That’s a big issue.”
Both bongs and bubbler pipes use water to filter smoke, but the way that filtration works can be different. Bongs tend to have more water and larger chambers, which can result in a more thorough filtration. Bubbler pipes, on the other hand, have smaller water chambers and may need to filter the smoke more effectively.
As SXSW 2023 approaches, it's clear that cannabis-related events are becoming an increasingly important part of the festival. With decriminalization in Austin and a growing acceptance of cannabis in mainstream culture, attendees have more opportunities than ever to explore the world of cannabis at SXSW.
Sometimes we commission art at GRAV® because we like to work with artists who make dope shit. And other times, we commission art because we like to work with artists who make dope shit and because we want to make a statement. The newest release in our Artist Series is definitely the latter.
People that embrace cannabis propaganda exist in one of two categories. They either believe in lies about the effects of cannabis, or they don't believe in the lies but push them for their benefit.