By Zoei Nijjar
We’ve compiled a list of six marijuana-inspired events for you to enjoy this 4/20 season, ranging from the iconic Vancouver Art Gallery gathering to concerts to informative cannabis exhibitions.
President’s Dream Colloquium: Marijuana Legalization 2017
Join Dr. Beau Kilmer, the senior policy researcher and co-director of RAND Drug Policy Research Centre, at SFU’s Harbour Centre campus on April 6 as he discusses the legal aspects of marijuana use and the current state of research on the topic. Admission is free.
Snoop Dogg with Cypress Hill, Method Man, and Redman
On April 14, join the weed king himself at Rogers Arena for his Wellness Retreat Tour and get into the 4/20 spirit a bit early.
4/20 Vancouver at Sunset Beach
Enjoy the holiday surrounded by sand, sun, and fellow marijuana lovers. There will be a cannabis farmers’ market, music, public speakers, and much more. Come out to protest against marijuana prohibition and to celebrate all things green.
4/20 Vancouver at the Vancouver Art Gallery
Celebrate April 20 at the Vancouver Art Gallery and enjoy over 50 vendors, guest speakers, a 4/20 farmers’ market, and a 4:19 joint giveaway. There will also be a peaceful protest against marijuana prohibition.
Alex Wiley’s Stoner Symphony Tour
Keep the party going with Chicago rapper Alex Wiley as he promotes his new album, Stoner Symphony, at Alexander Gastown on April 21.
Cannabis Hemp Conference & Expo 2017
Held at the Nest at UBC on May 6 and 7, this event gives the opportunity to learn about the therapeutic and medicinal uses of marijuana from an array of guest speakers, authors, and specialists. There will also be exhibits, live demos, samples, and giveaways.4/20, marijuana