The term spread among the band's fans, known as Deadhe. They never found the plot.
So did friends and acquaintances, who included - at a couple of steps removed - members of the Grateful Dead rock band. They held ideas meetings at 4. About sharing image copyrightGetty Images The has become a popular code for marijuana.
Staff on the magazine, long the leading publication on marijuana, started using it. Twenty years later connyions publication, Magazine, reported a claim by a rival group of San Rafael old boys that they had invented the term.
Smokers are celebrating breakthroughs in their legalisation campaign elsewhere too. Bloom says the term has served as a sort of semi-private code, and cannabis smokers tend to spot it everywhere - building s, prices, even clocks in the film Pulp Fiction.
Where does the term come from and why did it catch on, asks Aidan Lewis. This year Denver will be the centre of festivities, thanks to Colorado recently becoming the first state to permit the sale of recreational marijuana.
The friends - who called themselves the Waldos because they used to hang out by a wall - met after school, at pm, connyions drove off on their treasure hunt. That autumn, cnntions five teenagers came into possession of a hand-drawn map supposedly locating a marijuana crop at Point Reyes, north-west of San Francisco. After the mile marker on the Interstate highway in Colorado was repeatedly pinched, officials recently replaced it with a But the Waldos, who have shown letters and other items to High Times, vigorously defend their version.