Howard Marks died peacefully in his sleep on April 10th 2016, at his home in Leeds, surrounded by his four children. He was 70. Sensi Seeds remembers this extraordinary writer, campaigner, raconteur, and cannabis smuggler – a counterculture legend who was charming and funny to the end.
Howard Marks was a legend among cannabis lovers the world over. The team at Sensi Seeds, to whom Howard Marks was a dear friend, especially loved his presence around Amsterdam and Sensi Seeds.
As a good friend of Ben Dronkers, Sensi Seeds’ founder, Marks visited the Sensi Seeds store in Amsterdam on many occasions. To honour his life and his legacy, we have put together this celebrity profile along with the personal stories of the Sensi Seeds staff who knew him so well.
Who was Howard Marks?
Born: 13 August 1945, Kenfig Hill, UK
Died: 10 April 2016, Leeds, UK
Things you should know about Howard Marks
Though Howard Marks’ life was truly remarkable, the best stories come from the people who knew the man. His biography is one of the most exciting and thrilling life stories, but the heartfelt stories of the people who knew Marks show the softer side of Mr Nice — something sometimes…