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How to have the best 4/20 in isolation

March 31, 2020
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The iconic origins of 4/20 have always given it collective meaning. From the vibe we all share, to the gatherings it often inspires, it’s traditionally spent with other people. Current events require all of us to adjust our social practices to celebrate 4/20 this year, but there’s no need to sacrifice this seminal stoner holiday just because you’re doing your part to stay safe at home.

Observing social isolation doesn’t mean that you can’t have the best 420 you’ve had in years. Whether you’re home alone, with your partner, or with roommates, here are some tips for having the best 420 smoke session you can. From tips to help you remember everything you sample to products that will amp your party up and help you appreciate the holiday in a new light, we’ve got it all.

1. Teach yourself something new

Whether it’s how to decarb in a mason jar or make weed topicals, promise yourself that you’ll learn one critical cannabis skill this 4/20. Use our 420 friendly videos for help finding your “thing”.

2. Treat yourself with Wink No. 1

Discovered by world-renowned cannabis breeders, Wink No. 1 Strain Hunters™ Super Congo Haze is grown, milled, and rolled from single-origin, hand-trimmed, whole bud flower. Each pack contains two half gram pre-rolls, with notes of strawberry and citrus with earthy undertones.

3. Journal everything

4/20 is a day for exploring new form factors, strains, and experiences. Don’t forget to write down strain names, terpene profiles that you like, or any new favorite brands that you discover, in case you’re a bit hazy later on when you to remember.

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4. Express yourself on social media

Destigmatizing cannabis is as easy as letting people know that you think it’s cool. Post something about your love for cannabis or passion for weed normalization on social media, and join the conversation to make the world a more 420-friendly place.

5. Charge it!

Charge everything before 4/20 gets here, including laptops, 510 batteries, e-rigs, and wireless speakers. Keep your USB charging blocks in easily accessible sockets, just in case you need them, and make sure you know where your computer charger is, in case you want to watch movies all day long.

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6. Make a 420-friendly good vibes playlist

Nothing kills a vibe faster than sad songs while you’re trying to elevate. Make sure you have a playlist of upbeat or trippy tunes that will last a few hours at least. If you need help, ask your roommates to help out and have an aux cord or Bluetooth speaker ready.

7. Stay hydrated

No 4/20 party is complete until somebody lets out coughs from a monster rip. Make sure that you keep plenty of water around to keep your respiratory systems happy and healthy. If smoking isn’t your thing, you should consider edibles this 4/20.

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8. Prepare a killer menu

Speaking of edibles… There’s nothing that makes stoners happier than munchies. Make sure you’re stocked up on snacks and go shopping a few days before 4/20. Practice your cannabis cooking skills in the days leading up to it, so you can enjoy the fruits of your labor on the day of, while in the throes of relaxation.

 

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