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The Silver Tour targets medical marijuana message to seniors
by Johnny Marijuanaseed
Sunday Sep 9th, 2012 11:14 PM
Although 65% of seniors who vote have voted "no" on medical marijuana, The Silver Tour, headquartered in southern Florida, targets them for education on the issue.
Robert Platshorn, now 59, spent 30 years in prison for "smuggling marijuana," watching his son grow up from behind bars. Now free, Platshorn has launched The Silver Tour, an educational effort involving public speaking, billboards, lobbying efforts, and videos. He calls his efforts "The Gospel of Pot." One of the other participants in the Silver Tour campaign is Irv Rosenfeld, a Fort Worth stockbroker, who has been smoking medical marijuana supplied by the federal government for 37 years to keep his bone tumors in remission. Rosenfeld swears by the stuff. The Silver Tour has a web-site where many of their educational videos are available, including interviews with Platshorn and Rosenfeld.

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by Robert Platshorn
( thesilvertour [at] yahoo.com ) Tuesday Sep 11th, 2012 4:55 AM
After two years in production, "Should Grandma Smoke Pot?", has been called "genius" by critics.
This made for TV show is on several stations and heading for national cable. Thousands have watched in amazement as Grandma gives straight talk about medical marijuana.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=juVwqdNJlpU&feature=plcp
by Alan D Cockrell
Sunday Mar 31st, 2013 3:48 AM
I have cronic back pain the past 37 yrs. & have gone through countless drs. & meds 4 the pain. The only drug that even comes close 2 curbing the pain is marijuana. I live n Tx. Where ig is against the law to live PAIN FREE