Awarded And Honored People
During the 6th High Times Cannabis Cup, Gatewood Galbraith received the Freedom Fighter Of The Year Award 1993. Louis Gatewood Galbraith (January 23, 1947 – January 4, 2012) was an American author and lawyer from the U.S. state of Kentucky. He was a five-time candidate for governor of Kentucky, an outspoken proponent of marijuana legalization, public education, privacy rights, and other civil liberties.
The High Times Freedom Fighters was a marijuana legalization group started in 1987. They injected life into the legalization movement, forged a new generation of activists, and created a number of events around the country. After the group disbanded, High Times continued to name a Freedom Fighter of the Month in every issue of the magazine, as well as an annual Freedom Fighter of the Year, who is always crowned at the Cannabis Cup in Amsterdam.