Trudeau’s Legal Marijuana Could Produce A Problem At Border

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s plans to legalize marijuana could make for longer lines at the U.S. border. Former U.S. ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman thinks legal pot in Canada — illegal in the U.S. — could mean more searches with dogs trained to detect cannabis in vehicles. Heyman, an appointee of former president Barack …

Ahead of marijuana legalization, activists call on feds to forgive past pot offences

Travis Lupick on April 12th, 2017 at 11:23 AM The federal Liberal government is expected to table legislation to legalize recreational marijuana on Thursday (April 13), exactly one week ahead of the world’s annual 4/20 celebration of all things cannabis. RELATED STORIES Justin Trudeau: Liberal government would look at overturning convictions for marijuana crimes Decriminalization …

Canada takes action to legalize and strictly regulate cannabis

News Release From Health Canada Proposed legislation would provide regulated and restricted access to cannabis and crack down on impaired driving April 13, 2017              Ottawa, ON                                                                  Government of Canada The current approach to cannabis does not work. It has allowed criminals and organized crime to profit, while failing to keep cannabis out of the …

Toronto dispensaries once owned by the Prince of Pot will all shut down this weekend

  After police raids, former owner Jodie Emery says government is clearing way for legal producers CBC News Posted: Apr 07, 2017 11:20 PM ET Last Updated: Apr 08, 2017 10:20 AM ET The last of the former Cannabis Culture dispensaries in Toronto, once synonymous with Marc and Jodie Emery, will close this weekend after …

Legendary pot grower Johnny Boone, leader of Kentucky’s ‘Cornbread Mafia,’ back in U.S.

John “Johnny” Boone, the leader of Kentucky’s “Cornbread Mafia,” once the nation's largest domestic marijuana producing organization, is back in the United States after eight years on the lam. Boone, who was once featured on “America’s Most Wanted,” was apprehended in Canada in December 2016 and was ordered detained Wednesday after appearing in U.S. District …

Moving Beyond Cannabis Culture: An Interview with Jodie Emery

By Jon Hiltz on March 23rd, 2017 at 8:20 am   It’s impossible to look at the history of marijuana activism in Canada and not think of Marc and Jodie Emery. Their decades-long fight with the powers that be have culminated into a good part of the reason we are heading toward adult-use cannabis across …

Free & Pardon JOHNNY BOONE!

Free & Pardon JOHNNY BOONE! #FREEJOHNNYBOONE   Anthony Hilbert Bloomfield, KY   Johnny Robert Boone a.k.a "The Godfather of Grass" was arrested just outside of Montreal Canada December 22, 2016 and is in the processes of being extradited back to the United States. Johnny is a man that found a way to support his community …

Marc and Jodie Emery arrested in Toronto amid marijuana dispensary raids across Canada

  By Adam Miller Online Journalist  Global News Marc and Jodie Emery, Canada’s self-proclaimed “Prince and Princess of Pot,” have been arrested in Toronto ahead of coordinated raids at their Cannabis Culture marijuana dispensaries across the country. The couple’s Vancouver-based lawyer, Kirk Tousaw, said the marijuana activists were arrested at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport Wednesday …

Prince and princess of pot are expanding their dispensary empire, whether it’s legal or not

  Sunny Freeman | February 3, 2017 Jodie Emery struts through the hazy hallway of Cannabis Culture’s flagship Toronto store, through a 15-person deep checkout line, and then past the extracts, pre-rolled joints and display jars of bud into the lounge area where a group of pot enthusiasts is sparking up. It is just after …

Feds: Fugitive ex-leader of "Cornbread Mafia" pot ring nabbed in Canada

  By Crimesider Staff CBS/AP December 22, 2016, 7:49 PM MONTREAL -- The reputed former leader of the notorious Kentucky-based “Cornbread Mafia” marijuana ring has been captured in Canada after eight years on the run, according to the U.S. Marshals. John “Johnny” Boone was taken into custody by Canadian law enforcement officials Thursday after the …

Ex-Pharma Executive Behind OxyContin Is Now In Canada’s Medical Marijuana Industry

November 26, 2016, 7:19 am Johnny Green Marijuana Business and Industry The biggest fear that marijuana consumers have is being busted with marijuana. A marijuana arrest can ruin someone’s life in more ways than one. Probably the second biggest fear for marijuana consumers is the potential takeover of the marijuana industry by big pharmaceutical companies. …

Canada to be first G7 country to legalize weed – Gov-General

  Next year Canada could become the first country in the G7 group of the world’s leading economies to legalize marijuana as the government announces its plans in a speech to parliament. The freshly-elected Liberal government has reaffirmed their pledge to legalize marijuana as Governor-General David Johnson addressed the parliament with a speech that outlined …

US built ‘equivalent of 10 Keystones’ since 2010 – report

Critical reaction to President Barack Obama’s blocking of the Keystone XL pipeline from the oil industry amounted to a shrug, perhaps because the US has constructed enough pipeline in the last five years to equal 10 Keystone projects, a new report stated. Keystone XL’s “deliberation process has gone on so long that the market has …

It kept on track an ambitious agenda to complete a sweeping trade Pacific trade agreement joining 12 countries — from Canada and Chile to Australia and Japan — into a web of rules governing trans-Pacific commerce.

Senator Orrin G. Hatch, Republican of Utah and chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, called trade promotion authority “the most important bill we’ll do this year.” Credit Cliff Owen/Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Senate on Wednesday gave final approval to legislation granting President Obama enhanced power to negotiate major trade agreements with Asia and Europe, …

The Cult of Marc Emery

  Marc Emery is commonly known as the 'Prince of Pot,' which is a title he got from years of pot activism and, of course, pot smoking. Beyond his protesting, which got him arrested more than a few times, Marc Emery was a successful weed-seed seller, which became a lucrative business quite quickly. His cash …

Marc Emery Returns…

Marijuana Activist Marc Emery Is A Man On A Mission Posted by Johnny Green at 7:29 AM on August 27, 2014 Ending Marijuana Prohibition By Phillip Smith   Canada’s “Prince of Pot” Marc Emery has finally returned to Canada after spending just over 4 ½ years in US federal prison for selling marijuana seeds over …

Brooker: Emery’s reefer revenge just might work

By Kevin Brooker, Calgary Herald August 5, 2014       Kevin Brooker "Revenge!" Now there's an anguished utterance you normally expect only to hear in bad Shakespeare parodies. Not last week, however, when Marc Emery, Canada's so-called Prince of Pot, dropped the R-bomb on no less than the government itself. Speaking to CBC Radio …

“Don’t get mad, get political” says BC’s Prince of Pot

Shelby Thom August 03, 2014 02:10 pm “That old phrase don’t get mad get even, well in a democracy it’s don’t get mad get political.” BC’s Prince of Pot Marc Emery vows to rally behind Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau in an attempt to oust the Conservatives in the 2015 federal election. “With this opportunity …

Mining’s New Joint Venture

Posted by Gabe Friedman   This isn’t a great time for small Canadian mining businesses. For the past couple of years, people have worried that China’s economic problems will keep it from buying metals and minerals in big quantities, as it once did, which has lowered prices for some of those commodities. Plus, mine workers …

Emery said he holds a “moral objection” against individuals who once helped imprison people for petty drug offences now profiting off the sale of marijuana.

Marc Emery’s top picks for Canadian politicians go to the Greens and NDP. But he doesn’t want you to vote for either of those parties in next year’s federal election.   “Elizabeth May and Libby Davies are two of my favourite MPs,” Emery told the Straight. “But there is a time when you have to …

Marc Emery Prison Blog: How I Began My Plan to Overgrow the Government

By Marc Emery - Thursday, February 27 2014   CANNABIS CULTURE - Since the 20th anniversary of my activism in British Columbia is approaching on April 11th, I thought I would write a series of blogs about my early years, when there was no movement, no legal medical marijuana anywhere, books and magazines about cannabis …

Fighting the good fight in the North American Continent

#HUNGERSTRIKE #PROTEST #ACTIVIST #ACTIONS #DIVERSE_SANCTUARY #NEWYORK UPDATE FROM CANADA James Kevin Moore , C4C LEADER, FOUNDING MINISTER OF OUR DIVERSE SANCTUARY CANADIAN LODGE WHO HAS JOINED Lisa Mamakind Kirkman IN HER CONTINUED, THEIR CONTINUED HUNGERSTRIKE AND PROTEST FOR PATIENTS RIGHTS AND GARDEN RIGHTS FOR THIS LIFE SAVING PLANT WHICH ARE BEING TAKEN. IT APPEARS THAT …

CANADIAN STATUTES: Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (Last update 1-8-2013)

  THIS IS ONLY PART OF A VERY IMPORTANT CANADIAN DOCUMENT REGARDING THE GROWTH AND DISTRIBUTION OF MEDICAL CANNABIS.  PLEASE GO TO THE LINK AND VIEW THE ENTIRE DOCUMENT! LINK Issue Growth in Program participation has had unintended consequences for the administration of the MMAR, but more importantly, for public health, safety and security as …

Marijuana Party political candidate has a new source of financing

Canadian Bob Erb speaks to CBC News about his $25-million lottery prize. (CBC/Screengrab) A Canadian man and former Marijuana Party political candidate has a new source of financing for his fight to legalize it: a $25-million lottery prize. Bob Erb of Terrace, British Columbia, won the money on Friday night, splitting the $50-million jackpot with …

The White House: Release and pardon Marc Emery

    Christopher Seekins Granby, CT Some stand for freedom, others oppose it. Each brings us in a different direction. For those of us who enjoy our freedom we thank people like Marc who has a global vision of standards. The United states constitution was founded on common law jurisdiction. This is essentially a contract …

Q&A: First Health Canada helps prosecute marijuana growers, then asks them for advice

Marc-Boris St. Maurice during the 2004 federal election, when he was leader of the Marijuana Party. Montreal’s Centre de Compassion, a medical marijuana facility, was raided last year and subsequently shut down, its director Marc-Boris St. Maurice charged with trafficking. Yet, much to his surprise, Health Canada asked him for advice on the subject of …

FREE MARC EMERY NOW!

and Sow it Everywhere

Some of you know about the Big Grow others may not. The Big Grow is an act of Civil Disobedience where you plant your left over seeds in a place of display with no idea of getting the plant back in any way.

The point is for people to see the plant and get used to it being around and to keep the police busy running around over calls until they decide not to react.

At that point Marijuana is basically legal. No one is shocked by it and the police stop arresting people for it. Sounds to easy but both the Sociology and the Psychology are their believe me. 

In the spirit of saving a fallen brother brother in arms I am starting a Free Marc Emery campaign in the USA. For those with their heads in the sand Marc Emery was extorted out of Canada to the US…

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Marc Emery’s suggestions from prison to better B.C.

By Jon Ferry, The Province April 29, 2012 Marc Emery has 10 suggestions for improving life in British Columbia: 1. Eliminate the provincial income tax, lowering it to zero in thirds over three years. 2. Abolish the RCMP in the province. Establish a modest-sized provincial police force answerable to the provincial solicitor-general and attorney-general. B.C. …

Marc Emery calls B.C.’s leaders ‘uninspiring’

Jailed activist is a fan of Ayn Rand and rational capitalism By Jon Ferry, The Province April 29, 2012 APRIL 20, 2009 - Marc Emery lights up at the annual "4-20" pot rally held at the Vancouver Art Gallery and attended by thousands of marijuana advocates and aficinados. Photograph by: Jack Simpson , For The …