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 …

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 …

‘Prince of Pot’ Marc Emery Faces Possible Life in Prison

By Jason Sander - Apr 3, 2017 AP If there’s any living cannabis activist who has earned the term ‘The Prince of Pot’, it’s Marc Emery. He and his wife Jodie own the Cannabis Culture brand in Canada and have been doing their part to end marijuana prohibition for over twenty years. Because of his …

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 …

When They Try to Bury Us, They Forget That We Are Seeds (Cannabis Culture has a new Editor and Info on Marc & Jodie Emery)

By dankres on March 10, 2017   Hi there. I’m DanKres (pronounced: Dank- Rez). I am the new Editor of Cannabis Culture Magazine. I accept this job with full respect for the effort it demands, the sacrifices made by our movement’s trailblazers and the relentless joy of inclusion in this tribe. You are all badasses …

Prince of Pot Marc Emery, wife in Toronto court on drug charges

  Couple who have marijuana shops across Canada charged with drug trafficking, conspiracy, possession CBC News Posted: Mar 10, 2017 8:07 AM ET Last Updated: Mar 10, 2017 12:52 PM ET Jodie and Marc Emery, who is known as the Prince of Pot, are in court at Toronto's Old City Hall today to face drug …

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 …

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 …

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 …

The Required White House Response on Marijuana

      By David Firestone, New York Times - Tuesday, July 29 2014 When the White House issued a statement last night saying that marijuana should remain illegal — responding to our pro-legalization editorial series — officials there weren’t just expressing an opinion. They were following the law. The White House Office of National …

Drug Testing Robs Workforce of Talent and Creativity

By Ellen Komp, Cannabis Culture - Monday, February 11 2013 CANNABIS CULTURE - In Hillary Clinton's farewell speech as Secretary of State last week, she said, "We need a new architecture for this new world, more Frank Gehry than formal Greek." Clinton was referring to dealing with the complexities of working with NATO, the United …

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 …

Meet us at the Capital Hill Annex building and show your support for SB 11

  Kentuckians for Medicinal Marijuana By Kentuckians for Medicinal Marijuana Wednesday, February 6, 20131:00pm The Capitol Annex Building 700 Capitol Ave Loop, Frankfort, KY, 40601 Support the cause, the senators need to feel and hear your voice. Meet us at the Capital Hill Annex building and show your support for SB 11 (Gatewood Galbraith Medical …

Medical Marijuana Patients Get Their Day in Federal Court with the Obama Administration

D.C. Circuit to hear oral arguments this October in lawsuit challenging marijuana's federal classification   Washington, D.C. -- Late last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit agreed to hear oral arguments in Americans for Safe Access v. Drug Enforcement Administration, a lawsuit challenging the federal government's classification of marijuana as …

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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Imprisoned Prince of Pot Marc Emery calls out anti-legalization marijuana activists on Washington’s I-502

  I have written thousands of words on the controversy surrounding Washington State’s I-502 legalization initiative.  I even get people in my comments sections who hate me because of my opinions on the issue.  Now, Marc Emery, the British Columbian marijuana seed seller doing federal time in America, also known as “The Prince of Pot” …

Prince of Pot Marc Emery Endorses I-502, Says Initiative’s Critics Are ‘Jealous’

By Nina Shapiro Tue., May 1 2012 at 7:00 AM Marc Emery, British Columbia's so-called Prince of Pot, has endorsed marijuana legalization initiative I-502. In staking out his position, Emery sided with the man who put him in prison--former U.S. Attorney for Western Washington John McKay--and gave a tongue lashing to the initiative's critics. Emery, …

Marc Emery claims victory in drug war

Marc Emery and wife Jodie embrace in the visitors' area of U.S. medium-security prison in Yazoo City, Mississippi. Photograph by: Contributed , Cannabis Culture YAZOO CITY PRISON, Mississippi — Vancouver cannabis crusader Marc Emery may be facing two more frustrating years behind bars in the Deep South of the United States. But he's more confident …

Marc Emery is a Canadian activist imprisoned in the United States for selling marijuana seeds through the mail

Marc Emery RSS Feed GET UPDATES FROM Marc Emery Marc Emery is a Canadian activist imprisoned in the United States for selling marijuana seeds through the mail and using the proceeds to finance advocacy and political campaigns in the United States and worldwide from 1994-2005. See http://www.FreeMarc.ca for more information   ...... When I first …