Today the Beatles did some more sightseeing in Greece as they continued to await the arrival of the yacht that would take them island-shopping. Meanwhile, back in London, a full-page ad calling for the legalization of marijuana appeared in the Times. The ad had been financed by noted weed enthusiast Paul McCartney and its signatories included all four Beatles and Brian Epstein.

Being somewhat pressed for time today, I’m going to punt you over to The Beatles Bible, which offers full coverage including images and a transcript. Let it be noted that marijuana laws were in fact liberalized not long after, though full legalization has not yet come to pass, either in Britain or here in the U.S. Maybe one day soon….