Just when we thought 2020 couldn’t get any more unpredictable, Lebanon is blazing a trail in the Middle East. In a historic law, the Lebanese parliament legalized growing and cultivating marijuana for medical and industrial purposes. The move has been a long time coming, but was hurried along because of the huge hit Lebanon’s economy has taken in the wake of the global Coronavirus pandemic.
420 has become synonymous with a range of activities involving the sticky icky. It can refer to the herb’s presence, the toking hour, or the perennial celebrations of the wonderful plant known as cannabis every April 20th.