Howard Marks – Mr Nice – His Life & His Legacy

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

Nationality: Welsh

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…

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Welcome to the About Sensi Seeds section of the website. Here you can discover the stories behind many different facets of this legendary seed company, from its beginnings as one man’s passion and a small collection of very special seeds to the impact that the Sensi gene bank has had on medicinal marijuana and the culture of cannabis in the Netherlands and beyond. Sensi Seeds has expanded over the last few decades to include sister companies devoted to industrial hemp, to educating the public on the true effects and potential of cannabis, and even to pure relaxation in beautiful surroundings. All branches of the company are founded on the same ethic: it’s not just about Sensi Seeds, it’s about the plant.