|Photo: Robert Platshorn|
|Robert Platshorn, one of the subjects of the upcoming documentary “Square Groupers,” became the longest-serving U.S. pot prisoner when he did 29 years on federal charges.|
”I’m in it and it tells the story of how good Colombian weed started the current pot revolution,” Platshorn told us.
“It took a small army of gutsy South Florida smugglers to start today’s marijuana revolution,” Platshorn said. “We paid the price, but our Colombian Gold started the wave for medical marijuana and now legalization.”
“Square Grouper tells the story in our own words,” Platshorn said.
Platshorn became the longest-serving pot prisoner in U.S. history, being sentenced to 64 years in federal prison and actually serving 29 years before finally being paroled in 2008.
|Photo: George Ginsberg|
|Independence Day 2010 revelers at New Smyrna Beach, Florida, found this square grouper among the seashells last month.|