Robert Platshorn

Robert Platshorn is the HIGH TIMES Freedom Fighter of the Year for 2014! Robert Platshorn is the author of Black Tuna Diaries. He is America’s longest (30 years) imprisoned non-violent marijuana offender. Raised on South St. in downtown Philadelphia, acting ambitions earned him a supporting role in a successful off Read more…

Marc Emery

In 2014 Marc Scott Emery receives the Lester Grinspoon Lifetime Achievement Award during the 27th High Times Cannabis Cup in Amsterdam. Marc Scott Emery (born February 13, 1958) is a Canadian activist who is famous for starting a political, capitalist cannabis movement across Canada. Marc Emery began his cannabis activism in 1990, when Read more…

Koos Zwart Award

Koos Zwart

Koos Zwart (Amsterdam 1947–2014) was a Dutch cannabis activist. He advocated for the Dutch tolerance policy, which would be shaped in part by his mother, who was Minister of Health. In the 1970s and 1980s, Zwart would read the ‘market reports’ every Saturday on national radio in a show called Read more…

Ben Dronkers

Ben Dronkers

Ben Dronkers inducted in the Counterculture Hall Of Fame Ben Dronkers, founder of the Sensi Seed Bank, HempFlax, and the Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum in Amsterdam, was inducted in the Counterculture Hall Of Fame in 2013, during the 26th High Times Cannabis Cup in Amsterdam. The Counterculture Hall of Read more…

Ed Rosenthal

Ed Rosenthal

Ed Rosenthal (born Bronx, New York, 1944) is a California horticulturist, author, publisher, and Cannabis grower known for his advocacy for the legalization of marijuana (cannabis as a drug) use. In 2005 he received the Cannabis Culture Award in recognition of his achievements in the field of medicinal marijuana. He Read more…