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Wednesday in SF: Cannabis vendors to sell at 4/20 Golden Gate Park celebration for first time

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By Sri Ravipati

Welcome back! Here's your roundup of local stories for April 20.

Cannabis vendors permitted to sell at Hippie Hill and Robin Williams Meadow on 4/20

City sanctioned 420 celebrations will take place in San Francisco on Wednesday after a pandemic pause for the last two years, ABC7 reports.

Licensed cannabis vendors will be allowed to sell their products at Hippie Hill and Robin Williams Meadow for the first time ever. As a result, San Francisco authorities will only be permitting individuals 21 or older to enter the event.

"We are asking everyone who attends this event to come with excitement and happiness and a desire to have joy during the event," said Mayor London Breed. "We want people to enjoy this safely."

Also, Mike Tyson will be there

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson is pulling up to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park to promote a new social media app, KRON 4 reports.

Tyson is scheduled to arrive at Hippie Hill around 4 p.m. He is launching a chatroom in the app Relevnt.

“Relevnt, the ephemeral group messaging app with live pop-up chatrooms, is the place people can freely express themselves with less fear of being canceled–together we are Relevnt,” according to a press release.

Hail may fall across the Bay Area this week

Half to three-quarters of an inch of scattered showers are expected to fall in San Francisco as well as the rest of the Bay Area this week with a possibility of hail, SFGATE reports.

Look out for pea- to marble-sized hail on Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. 

More San Francisco news:

  • List of Bay Area airports, public transportation still requiring masks [ABC7]
  • Supervisor Matt Haney wins SF's Assembly District 17 race in special election [ABC7]

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