Wherever you’re at with your feelings on the U.S. this month—be it joy around the concept of puff, puff passing freely in your state, or frustration with recent federal events—we have you covered. Here are a few ways to celebrate the holiday, whether that means giving back in ways that feel meaningful to you or having fun and staying high.
Give Back to Veterans in Cannabis
The fourth is a great day to remember those who have served in the armed forces. Veterans are at a disproportionate risk for conditions like PTSD, and our country doesn’t always do the best job of taking care of our Veterans. This year for the fourth, you can show your support by purchasing from brands like Kill Cliff, a CBD energy drink company founded by a Navy Seal, or Patriot Supreme, a brand that gives back by providing CBD edibles to veterans in need through their Hero Program.
Support Charities That Celebrate Freedom
If you’re upset over the lack of healthcare access implied by the Roe v. Wade decision being overturned, we completely get it if you’re not in the headspace to celebrate. But you can do more than just sit at home and sulk, passing up the potato salad and fireworks as a matter of protest. Give back to organizations like Planned Parenthood that are standing up for reproductive rights and individual freedom. Put your day off to good use, and make a donation!
Blaze While You Grill
It’s the iconic 4th of July picture we all have blazed into our brain: someone in dad mode, with a beer in hand, grilling for the whole family. Shake things up a little this year and use an infused oil on your grill brush. If you’re …
Author: Addison Herron-Wheeler / High Times