Cannabis Culture News LIVE: Former MLA Convicted of Pot Charges Fights to Clear His Name

CANNABIS CULTURE – Watch Cannabis Culture News LIVE for the latest news and views on pot politics and the marijuana community. On today’s show: Former Manitoba MLA Bob Wilson – who served seven years in prison after being convicted in a marijuana smuggling case – joins the show to discuss news of the arrest of his former friend and co-accused, Ian Jackson MacDonald. MacDonald, who escaped from prison 30 years ago, insists Wilson is innocent.

CCN host, Cannabis Culture editor Jeremiah Vandermeer is joined by Former Manitoba MLA Bob Wilson by telephone.

Also on the show: We play Marijuana Man’s Cannabis Day 2011 video that was not available in time for last week’s show. We also discuss the latest on Prince of Pot Marc Emery and play a video of Jodie Emery on the CBC talking about Marc’s contraction of the superbug MRSA while in a US prison.

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On the show:

Cannabis Day 2011 in Vancouver: Peaceful Pot Celebration Sharp Contrast to Drunken Hockey Riots
http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/content/2011/07/05/Cannabis-Day-2011-Vancouver-Peaceful-Pot-Celebration-Sharp-Contrast-Drunken-Hocke

Former Fugitive Jailed After 30 Years at Large Speaks Out From Remand Centre
http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/content/2011/03/24/Former-Fugitive-Jailed-After-30-Years-Large-Speaks-Out-Remand-Centre

Former MLA hopes fugitive’s arrest will clear his name
http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/Canada/20110115/mla-arrest-fugitive-110115/

Marc Emery “Prince Of Pot” Contracts MRSA In US Prison
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRppHTRY3Ds

Marc Emery on Contracting Superbug: ‘Concerned’ but Feeling Fine
http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/content/2011/07/11/Marc-Emery-Contracting-Superbug-Concerned-Feeling-Fine

Media Reports on Marc Emery Superbug Scare
http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/content/2011/07/11/Media-Reports-Marc-Emery-Superbug-Scare

Jeremiah Vandermeer is editor of Cannabis Culture. Follow him on Facebook and Twitter.


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