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Former drug smuggler and founder of The Silver Tour, Robert Platshorn (left), at an event dedicated to teaching seniors the benefits of medical marijuana.

Former Drug Smuggler Leading “The Silver Tour” for Medical Marijuana | NBC Miami

In the late 1970s, Robert Platshorn was a marijuana smuggler and leader of South Florida’s notorious “Black Tuna” gang.

Now, after spending 30 years in prison, Platshorn, 70, is a book author, subject of a documentary film – and an activist trying to make medical marijuana legal in the Sunshine State.

During a recent speaking engagement on legalizing marijuana, Platshorn came up with the idea for “The Silver Tour.” The idea was cemented after a neighbor told him about his elderly wife who has multiple sclerosis. 

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