DEVELOPING — A rumor that legendary marijuana activist and author Jack Herer passed away today following a collapse last week at Hempstalk in Oregon are false, according to family members at his side. The rumor started from a post on citizen journalism site examiner.com by Michael Stone (@pdxprogressiveX) and is currently spreading on Twitter. The problem with citizen journalism? Fact checking.
According to multiple family members on Jack Herer’s Facebook page, Jack remains in a coma but still alive.