A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from March 15, 2020
“I never thought I would see the day when weed was easier to get than toilet paper”

The 2019–20 coronavirus outbreak caused panic buying and shortages in toilet paper and hand sanitizer. “Two weeks left to stock up cookies! They’re a lot easier to get than toilet paper, water or hand soap!” was posted on Facebook by Terri Blomker on March 3, 2020.
   
“Its a sad state of affairs when drugs are easier to get than toilet paper” was posted on Facebook by Jeremy Bowman on March 7, 2020. “I never thought I would see the day when weed was easier to get than toilet paper and hand sanitizer” was posted on Twitter by Kylie Miller (and others) on March 13, 2020. “You know that everything is upside down when pot is easier to get than toilet paper” was posted on Twitter by John Beasley later on March 13, 2020.
 
“It’s easy to get an AR-15 than toilet paper nowadays, and it’s easier to get toilet paper than a coronavirus test” was posted on Twitter by Elvis K on March 12, 2020. “Right now in America, it is easier to get an AR-15 than toilet paper” was posted on Twitter by Tristan Johnson on March 13, 2020. “Right now in America, it is easier to get an AR-15 than toilet paper” was posted on Twitter by Colonel Angus later on March 13, 2020.
   
   
Wikipedia: 2019-20 coronavirus outbreak
The 2019–20 coronavirus outbreak is an ongoing global outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by the SARS coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The disease was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei, China on 1 December 2019, spreading to every province-level administrative division of the country by 29 January 2020. On 30 January, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern following an increase in the number of cases outside China.
         
Facebook 
Terri Blomker
March 3, 2020 at 7:53 PM ·
Two weeks left to stock up cookies! They’re a lot easier to get than toilet paper, water or hand soap!
 
Facebook 
Jeremy Bowman‎ to Queanbeyan Community Notice Board
March 7, 2020 at 8:56 PM ·
Its a sad state of affairs when drugs are easier to get than toilet paper
     
Twitter
Elvis K
@President46Yang
Replying to @supjackjack
It’s easy to get an AR-15 than toilet paper nowadays, and it’s easier to get toilet paper than a coronavirus test.
9:21 PM · Mar 12, 2020·Twitter for iPhone
   
Twitter
Tristan Johnson
@TristanPEJ
Replying to @SenBobCasey and @peterdaou
Right now in America, it is easier to get an AR-15 than toilet paper.
10:48 AM · Mar 13, 2020·Twitter Web App
 
Twitter 
My_Musings
@MyMusings14
Replying to @SenBobCasey and @CAPAction
It’s easier to get an AR 15 than toilet paper.
10:54 AM · Mar 13, 2020·Twitter for iPhone
 
Twitter
Colonel Angus
@WETDAWG75
Replying to @SenBobCasey
Right now in America, it is easier to get an AR-15 than toilet paper
12:58 PM · Mar 13, 2020·Twitter Web App
 
Facebook
Allan Cooper
March 13, 2020 at 5:37 PM ·
Its easier to get an AR-15 than toilet paper!
 
Twitter
Kylie Miller
@Kylie97501
I never thought I would see the day when weed was easier to get than toilet paper and hand sanitizer.
5:40 PM · Mar 13, 2020·Twitter Web App
 
Twitter
KWBeeler
@KWBeeler
I never thought I would see the day when weed was easier to get than toilet paper and hand sanitizer
7:54 PM · Mar 13, 2020·Twitter for iPhone
   
Twitter
John Beasley
@jbeasley9
You know that everything is upside down when pot is easier to get than toilet paper
GIF
8:01 PM · Mar 13, 2020·Twitter for iPhone
       
Twitter
katrina.
@katrinnnaashley
my mom started dying laughing and I said what and she said “I saw a thing that said, I never thought I’d see the day weed was easier to get than toilet paper and hand sanitizer”
1:37 AM · Mar 14, 2020·Twitter for iPhone
     
Twitter
DJ Pants
@pants_1214
I never thought I would see the day when weed was easier to get than toilet paper and hand sanitizer #coronapocalypse
12:53 PM · Mar 14, 2020 from Lombard, IL·Twitter for iPhone
 
Facebook
Sonia Patterson‎ to Sarcastic, Sweet N so True
March 15, 2020 at 12:10 AM
I never thought I’d see the day when WEED was easier to get than toilet paper and hand sanitizer..
 
Twitter
Ed Latimore
@EdLatimore
“I never thought I’d see the day where weed was easier to get than toilet paper.”
6:41 AM · Mar 16, 2020·Twitter for Android

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