Origins. In 1971, five high school students in San Rafael, California, used the term 4:20 in connection with a plan to search for an abandoned cannabis crop, based on a treasure map made by the grower.
Who is the father of 420?
The founding fathers of 420 — Steve Capper and Dave Reddix—gave an interview on the Enhance Your Life Podcast to discuss the origin story of 420, how it spread beyond their friend group, all the false claims and conspiracy theories about 420, and how these guys are monetizing their invention.
Who started the 4 20?
Steven Hager, a former editor of the marijuana-focused news outlet High Times, told the New York Times that the holiday came out of a ritual started by a group of high school students in the 1970s. As Hager explained, a group of Californian teenagers ritualistically smoked marijuana every day at 4:20 pm.
Is 999 a real police code?
Other Police 10 codes 10-999 = Officer down / officer needs help immediately. This is an SOS alert that requires immediate attention. In a situation where an officer is down, all available units will respond.