Monthly Archives: April 2016
I have just heard the sad news that Howard Marks has passed on, and he will be sorely missed by many, including myself.
Throughout his 70 years, Howard led a very interesting life as a scholar, smuggler, writer, performer and consummate cannabis lover.
Our most grievous condolences go to Howard’s family and friends at this difficult time.
Howard was a counter-culture anti-hero, who touched the hearts and minds of many, throughout his illustrious career as a student/dope smuggler, prisoner, author, lecturer and consummate cannabis enthusiast.
Whatever ‘crimes’ he might have been accused of in his life, and jailed for, just… Continue reading
In 1914 the United States $10 bill featured an image of hemp being harvested in the fields, a symbol of the glorious productivity of our nation at that time.
When I see these images from the past, I realize how long we have suffered from a lack of freedom and education about this plant as a result of its prohibition. Not only prohibited, but demonized since the beginning of the… Continue reading