Jack Herer

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Birthday
18, 1939
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Apr 15, 2010 (70)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
18, 1939
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Apr 15, 2010 (70)

About

Activist and author who was called the 'Emperor of Hemp' for his efforts to decriminalize marijuana.

Before Fame

He first became involved in the cannabis legalization effort in the early 1970s.

Trivia

He stated that hemp could be used for fuel and food in his books The Emperor Wears No Clothes and Grass.

Family Life

He married his longtime partner Jeannie in 2000, and has one son.

Associated With

Although he didn't receive many votes, he ran against Bill Clinton in the 1992 presidential election as a member of the Grassroots Party.