[Ads-l] Fwd: "Green Wednesday"

Bill Mullins amcombill at HOTMAIL.COM
Fri Nov 23 17:04:37 EST 2018




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Subject:        "Green Wednesday"
Date:   Fri, 23 Nov 2018 15:37:51 -0600
From:   Bill Mullins <amcombill at hotmail.com><mailto:amcombill at hotmail.com>
To:     "ads-l at listserv.uga.edu; OED.UK"<mailto:ads-l at listserv.uga.edu;OED.UK>@oup.com



I first heard the subject term two days ago on public radio.  It refers
to the cannabis industry recognizing/pushing a bump in sales on cannabis
products on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, analagous to Black Friday
and Cyber Monday.  The earliest I find it is Time Magazine, December 29,
2016:

http://time.com/money/4619554/marijuana-delivery-new-years-eve/

"What’s more, on the day before Thanksgiving, weed orders spiked by 71%
over the yearly average for a Wednesday, causing marijuana businesses to
call the day Green Wednesday."

(Jan 1, 2014, which was a Wednesday and was the first day of legal
marijuana sales in Colorado, was called "Green Wednesday" by many in
recognition of that.)


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