Howard Marks

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My dad, Mr Nice: life as the daughter of Britain’s best-known cannabis smuggler
Howard Marks was a notorious drug smuggler. He was also a caring, fun father, says his daughter Amber – now a barrister and pharmacology expert. Could her family archives shed new light on his life of crime?

Duncan Campbell

21, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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High finance: Mr Nice 'cannabis lifestyle' shop opens in London
Store named after celebrity dealer Howard Marks sells CBD oil and other legal products

Zoe Wood

16, May, 2019 @7:04 PM

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On the niceness of Mr Nice, and the mystery of the shrinking python
As well as the deaths of Howard Marks and a giant snake, it was a week of tax return revelations and cricketer commiserations

John Crace

15, Apr, 2016 @2:29 PM

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Our extra special Saga holiday with Mr Nice, Howard Marks | Letters
Letters: Thunderclap Newman | A trip with Howard Marks | Train journeys | Regional accents

Letters

12, Apr, 2016 @5:35 PM

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Drug barons like Howard Marks always claim to be Mr Nice. Don’t fall for it | Tom Wainwright
He was seen as an amiable, witty drug dealer in the tributes that followed his death. But this reputational laundering is common

Tom Wainwright

12, Apr, 2016 @3:19 PM

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Gruff Rhys salutes Howard Marks: 'The weed he smoked would turn most humans to speechless rock'
Super Furry Animals liked the drug dealer-turned-bestseller so much they put his mugshots on the cover of their debut LP. After his death, the band’s singer pays tribute to the life – and counterculture swagger – of Mr Nice

Dorian Lynskey

11, Apr, 2016 @4:14 PM

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'Mr Nice' Howard Marks dies aged 70
Former drug smuggler turned writer and performer, who came to prominence following publication of his autobiography in 1996, has died of cancer

Kevin Rawlinson

11, Apr, 2016 @8:17 AM

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Howard Marks obituary
Cannabis dealer who treated smuggling as a mission, wrote a bestselling autobiography and gave sold-out performances

Duncan Campbell

11, Apr, 2016 @12:30 AM

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Howard Marks: 'Prison isn't very high on the list of life's tragedies'

From physicist to drug smuggler to crime writer, Howard Marks has had more careers than most – with his beloved spliffs beside him all the way. And, he says, he doesn't regret a minute of it

Sylvia Patterson

27, May, 2013 @5:30 PM

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Taiwan's Sun Moon Lake

Amber Marks accompanied her father, Howard, on a return trip to Taiwan, and made a journey of her own to idyllic Sun Moon Lake in the centre of the island, where Chiang Kai-shek indulged his dreams of one day retaking mainland China

Amber Marks

12, Apr, 2013 @8:00 PM

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Taiwan: Howard Marks' return to an old haunt

While on the run in Taipei, capital of Taiwan, Howard Marks received bad advice from the spirit of a legendary mutt. Now, 25 years later and with his daughter in tow, he returns to settle the score at the Dog Temple, and enjoy the city's boozy, foodie nightlife

Howard Marks

12, Apr, 2013 @8:00 PM

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There are no age limits in a black market for cannabis | Howard Marks

Howard Marks: If cannabis impairs the IQ of those who smoke as teenagers, then legalising it is the best way to mitigate that harm

Howard Marks

01, Sep, 2012 @11:00 AM

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