April 20th, otherwise known as 4/20, is a day on which people across the nation celebrate marijuana. So, it's only natural that we give you a little info on places where you can get high, in Abilene, on this blessed holiday.

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You didn't think we were talking about 'getting high', did you? That stuff is still illegal in Texas. Primarily because our leaders aren't educated on the financial and health benefits of marijuana/hemp/cannabis.

But, there are still places you can, literally, get high right here in Abilene.

According to Emporis, here are the 10 tallest buildings in Abilene. Not like we have much of a skyline, so these shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone.

LOOK: 10 Places You Can Get High in Abilene on 4/20

Here's to hoping that our leaders can remove their heads from their rears and make progress in the legalization of the hippie cabbage.

What's the origin of 4/20?

Well, according to Vox, we don't really know the exact origin of 4/20. However, Steve Hager, former editor of High Times, says "that the holiday came out of a ritual started by a group of high school students in the 1970s. As Hager explained, a group of Californian teenagers ritualistically smoked marijuana every day at 4:20 pm. The ritual spread, and soon 420 became code for smoking marijuana. Eventually 420 was converted into 4/20 for calendar purposes, and the day of celebration was born."

While other theories are floating around, there's no real concrete evidence as to the true origin of the holiday, so make up your own.

It may still be illegal to float the river while smoking a doobie, but at least you can crush some beer while floating your favorite river.

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