The Brief: Cannabis connoisseurs and stoners alike don't plan to let COVID-19 slow their marijuana-filled plans, according to 4/20 memes.

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The 20th of April, aka 4/20, is known is known unofficially as a marijuana-filled holiday. With cities on lockdown and everyone forced to stay at home due to the global pandemic, many 4/20-friendly events, festivals, and gatherings have been cancelled. Cannabis connoisseurs are sharing how they feel about it on the internet with various 4/20 memes. Despite the current state of affairs, it seems that many plan to celebrate regardless, as medicinal marijuana is deemed an essential during this time.

It was because the month of 4/20 was coming up
byu/SplodingKitteh inmemes

Some have already started preparing.

Good job, Billy
byu/COVID19_4Lyf inweed

While others started early.

4:20 on 20/4/2020 is still very much adequate
by inuktrees

The holiday is on a Monday this year, but considering stay-at-home orders, it doesn’t seem to make a difference to some.

I was sad at first. 🙁
by inweed

Though, there are individuals who are disappointed they’ll have to enjoy the holiday without their friends.

https://twitter.com/___adriannaa___/status/1251211963708784640?s=20

But, there is a way to get around that.

Covid can’t shut it down
byu/sneaky6pete inweed

This year’s 4/20 holiday is extra special, because this 4/20 is held in the fourth month in the year 2020, so many plan to enjoy it regardless of what’s happening in the world.

Gonna be a good time
byu/the–gate–keeper inweed

I can’t wait
byu/GeorgeOrange18 inmemes