It dates back nearly 50 years when five California teenagers met after school to smoke marijuana. Since then, April 20 has become a cannabis festival all over the world, including the Atlanta subway.
Call it "Weeds Day" or just "420." Just do not call the police: Recreation marijuana is not legal. in Georgia.
But days after the city of Atlanta has proposed new legislation to ban smoking – including vaping and electronic cigarettes – in airports, restaurants and bars, the so-called marijuana feast is not smoking. 19659004] RELATED TO: Trade in medical marijuana was signed by law
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"I do not see this affecting my business," Clayton West, owner of East Atlanta Smoke and Vape, told the Atlanta newspaper.
West opened its first store five years ago at Glenview Avenue and now opens second place on a Morreland Avenue. While smoking and swimming accessories are available, the local West says that the collection of glass crafts makes its stores more different than others. Unique, hand-swollen pieces of local artists and others from around the world are available, presented almost as museum pieces. In this art gallery, it is easy to ignore that the pieces have something to do with smoking. "There is more than just pipes," West said.
"My goal is to have a place where people can visit and see something they have never seen before," he said. "I wanted to bring more of the glasswork culture focus and local and southeast artists."
On Saturday, West's new store will open from 11:00 to 17:00. and will perform live music, food, hookahs and presents at 4:20 pm. "We understood what a good day," West said.
Several other events are also held for those who want to recite a herb, including concerts, comedy shows and parties.
Gwinnett County Smoke and Toke Smoke Shop in Lawrenceville is proud to host the largest Atlanta metro festival. Food, beverages and discounts will be offered including some goods at a price of $ 4.20 from 10.00 to 23.00
In Cobb County, the location of Cloud 9 Smoke and Vape in Kennesaw will host a live glass demonstration h  Also on Saturday, the online "Little Five" is a planned party called "Heet in the Street", according to online advertising.
"This is not an event where marijuana is going to be distributed, but it is a free event judge for mature adults!"
In Georgia, only the use of marijuana for medical reasons is legitimate and even this is a recent On Wednesday, Governor Brian Kemp signed a law on a bill for raising and selling medical marijuana by giving patients who have already been approved to use the medicine to buy it, according to Peachtree NORML, head of the national Cannabis Group. 19659008] "We are we apologize for the freedom of adults in the United States to make their own decisions about cannabis, "said Tom McCain, executive director of the state group," It's not dangerous that Reefer Madness and the whole speech do. "
Weakness Day or not, Atlanta police agencies say their work is not changing. "
" Regardless of the day, we will continue to apply state law and municipal rites, as they relate to marijuana, " Gwinnett Cpl.
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