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Activist Pierre Werner, center, at the federal courthouse on November 17 for his mother’s sentencing. Werner himself was sentenced on Monday to 41 months in federal prison.

​Former marijuana activist Pierre Werner — known as “Dr Reefer” after one of the dispensaries operated by his family — on Monday was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison.

U.S. District Judge Philip Pro also ordered Werner to pay $27,438 in restitution and placed him on three years of supervised release once he gets out of prison, reports Jeff German at the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
Werner, 39, has until January 9 to surrender to federal prison officials.
Judge Pro last week sentenced Werner’s mother, Reynalda Barnett, to four months in prison and four months of home detention for her role in running the marijuana dispensary once known as Dr. Reefer. Pro had earlier placed Werner’s younger brother, Clyde Barnett, on three years of supervised release.

Photo: Benjamin Rasmussen/The New York Times
In happier times: Pierre Werner, owner of Dr. Reefer, takes a toke in his dispensary in Boulder, Colorado, June 13, 2010.

​Dr. Reefer’s days as a marijuana activist are over.

“Someone else has got to carry on the fight now that me and my whole family are convicted felons,” Dr. Reefer — also known as entrepreneur Pierre Werner — said on Thursday, reports Carri Geer Thevenot at the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
Werner and other members of his family on Thursday resolved their federal marijuana case by pleading guilty to felonies.
Dr. Reefer was one of 14 people, including his mother and brother, arrested on January 6 in connection with marijuana sales at Las Vegas dispensaries.