Though these services can help marijuana enthusiasts find love or companionship, ultimately, they are another step in the direction of universal acceptance of cannabis use, said Mitchem.
Public opinion has been shifting toward support for marijuana legalization.
“There are a lot of people in the cannabis industry, but they don’t necessarily use cannabis themselves,” Lindberg said.
“By using the site you ignore that awkward conversation two or three dates in where you say, what I really do for a living is grow marijuana.” The site also organizes meet-ups for users in major cities.
A majority of people who share the 420 lifestyle are aware that several US states allow individuals with certain health problems to buy or to grow a limited amount of marijuana for their own personal use.
But why do so many people in America get high on April 20th and what does 420 friendly mean?
The survey also found that about 59% of the 2,252 Americans polled agreed with the statement that “online dating is a good way to meet people,” up 15% from 2005.
, a 420 friendly dating site built by stoners for stoners.
Dating isn’t easy and for marijuana enthusiasts still dealing with black market stigma, it can be even harder.
But with the help of some recently developed apps, love in the time of legalized marijuana may have become easier.
“One of those is social connectivity.” The app functions similarly to Tinder, allowing users to swipe through profiles to find matches.