As a weed journalist who’s curated 4/20 events for Leafly through some dark years now—holy crap, I am so happy to report that 2022 is ON. And I mean ON like never before.

Adding New York, Arizona, Montana, New Jersey, Connecticut, and New Mexico to the recreational roster brings the tally to 18 states with legal adult-use access to cannabis, and they’ve been waiting for months to blow you away. Even medical states and totally illegal states are showing out and making their cases for ending prohibition. Seriously, I never thought Nebraska would be on my list, and yet there it is!

Coast to coast, industry OGs and bright-eyed rookies are hosting highly curated and (highly safe) homages to the best plant on the planet. The week of 4/20 is shaping up as the…

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