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Jack Herer Has Died

Jack Herer, author of "The Emperor Wears No Clothes," died this morning in Eugene, Oregon. He had been in ill health since suffering a heart attack at the Portland Hempstock Festival last Fall. Here's the report from the Salem News:
The Hemperor, Jack Herer has Died (SALEM, Ore.) - The sad news has been confirmed. Jack Herer, author of Emperor Wears No Clothes and renowned around the world for hemp activism, has died at 11:17 a.m. today, in Eugene, Oregon. Jack Herer suffered a heart attack last September just after speaking on stage at the Portland HempStalk festival. The last seven months have proven to be a huge challenge to the man, with several health issues making his recovery complicated. Jack Herer's health has been poor lately, this last week there have been reports of the severity, and an outpouring of prayers on his behalf. "It's shocking news, even after these last seven, trying months," said Paul Stanford, THCF Executive Director. "Jack Herer has been a good friend and associate of mine for over 30 years. I was there when he had the heart attack at our Hempstalk festival and I know he wouldn’t appreciate the quality of life he's endured these last months. Still he will be greatly missed. I honor his memory." "No other single person has done more to educate people all across the world about industrial hemp and marijuana as Jack Herer. His book is translated into a dozen different languages, it's a bestseller in Germany," added Stanford. "The Hempstalk stage will forever be the Jack Herer Memorial stage. And, a Memorial is planned to be built where he fell that day," Stanford said. "His legacy will continue to inspire and encourage for generations to come."
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You will be missed.

Jack did more to educate people on the history and benefits of marijuana than anyone I know. We will miss you.

RIP Jack

Paul Sanford, thank you for planning to build a Memorial to honor Jack Herer. It will help future generations remember and appreciate the hard work and dedication that Jack put into revealing the truth about Hemp.


One of our patron saints of pot now gone

I just looked him up 2 days ago, because i hadn'tbeen updated on neither his nor Rick Simpson's work since then. That is how i found out about his episode in sept. I thought he was getting better!

We cannot let his fight end here. Look at what he had told Capt Ed before his death.

Jack Herer

We have lost the person that really started the hemp revolution.. Jack Herer. Most of all I lost a friend.... I will never forget what I learned or stop teaching. Jack you touched the lives of so many and accomplised so much..It is truly an honor to have known you and shared such wonderful times with you! All my love!!!! the venice beach hemp chick..... Jaton~

Exosing Criminal Government

Herer is a hero for exposing the criminal mercantilism of the suppression of MJ.

The man ought to have a memorial.

God Bless Him, he will be missed!

Shout it from the Mt. top !

I never had the chance to meet Mr. Herer. But, I mourn his loss and wish him peace in the next life. He educated me more than anyone else on the hemp issue and I pass on the knowledge and information almost daily. The best way we can honor his memory is to keep the movement alive and continue the Hemperor's quest : Legalization !

Sweet, sweet peace, dear heart!

Jack Herer, may we continue to HEAR the thunder of your voice calling us to action, to SMELL the heavenly aroma of the Cannabis Hemp Plant, to TASTE the lovely fruits of hemp foods that are so healthy for us, to FEEL the luscious touch of hemp clothing against our bodies and to SEE Cannabis Hemp legalized and respected ,as it once was in the past! You brought us all so much knowledge about Hemp, that was hidden from us for decades! Thank you for not giving up, when people didn't, at first, believe you. You told me that everyone even laughed at you, thought you were a "crazy loon" and wouldn't even read your book. You walked Venice Beach and talked to every person who would listen to you about Hemp. You walked your talk and talked your walk until "THEY", finally, believed you! The truth came to light, as it always does! I have found COURAGE & FREEDOM with your words of advice and wisdom! I miss your beaming smile that always lit up when you were happy to see someone you loved, your strong but gentle hugs and your calls asking me "what are you doing, now?" For NOW is when we need to act to see the change we desire. What you brought to the WORLD was a gift of love and hope for a dying planet! Your Mom, I'm sure, is so proud of you (as we all are) and I know she is happy to have you with her, now! (You've always missed her, so!) Jack, I wish you sweet, sweet peace, dear heart, and may the rest of us aspire to continue what you have started!

Peace and love in to the great beyond to my hero Mr. Jack Herer

Mr. Herer will live forever in hearts,minds,souls,and knowledge. Eternal thanks Peace love and prosperity Mr. Herer you are my hero!

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