Willie Nelson group calls on Biden to dub 4/20 a national ‘High Holiday’

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It’s a grass-roots movement.

In honor of unofficial pot holiday April 20 (4/20), an organization repping country musician and marijuana enthusiast Willie Nelson is imploring President Joe Biden to declare the time a national week of cannabis celebration. An online petition to legitimize the “High Holidays” currently boasts 4,000 signatures.

The document, penned by the iconic singer’s Texas-based concert team Luck Reunion, reads: “The fine people of Luck, Texas, and supporters of the great Willie Nelson, on behalf of cannabis users around the nation, are writing today to ask you to consider declaring the 9 days spanning April 20 to April 29 an official national holiday: the ‘High Holidays.’ “

They decided on the April 29 end date so the holidaze would dovetail with the multi-time Grammy winner’s birthday.

The uproarious plea concludes by asking Biden to “please puff, puff, and pass this to your friends in Congress for consideration.”

Nelson’s love of the ganj has indeed brought him to the White House before: Former President Jimmy Carter confirmed that his son took Nelson on the roof of the presidential abode to smoke a “big fat Austin torpedo.”

His penchant for pot has also inspired the Toby Keith song, “I’ll Never Smoke Weed With Willie Again.” However in 2019, he announced he was taking a break from smoking the stuff to preserve his lungs. He later clarified that he would still partake in edibles and “vaping.”

A national weed week may sound sophomoric. However Nelson and Co. hope that the high holidays will shed light on the “many benefits of cannabis while helping to remove the unjustified stigmas currently surrounding this amazing plant,” per the pot-tetion.

The “Dukes Of Hazzard” star is not the first to ask for a presidential favor on 4/20. Earlier today, jailed grass dealers begged Biden honor his campaign promise to release “everyone” in prison for marijuana.

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