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Meet the Hippies Who Invented 420

There are no better guests to have on the show this week than the 4/20 founding fathers themselves, Steve Capper and Dave Raddix of the group,”The Waldo‘s.” Steve and Dave share how they became known as The Waldos while attending high school in the 1970’s in Marin County, California. They dive into the origin story of 4/20, and the serendipitous events that led to the group meeting at 4:20 pm, a number that became a secret code for weed when in the presence of authority figures. The term spread throughout various communities, including the Grateful Dead Community, until eventually becoming official slang for weed. Steve and Dave debunk common theories about where the term 4/20 began, and discuss the progress that the cannabis industry has made throughout the last five years. Steve and Dave also share a funny anecdote involving a run-in with the police!

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