Marijuana Activist Jodie Emery Seeks Spot on Federal Task Force on Pot

Long-time proponent fears harsh ‘Harperesque’ restrictions on cannabis.

High-profile pot activist Jodie Emery wants a seat on the federal task force on legalizing marijuana.

She worries the panel will be stacked with “prohibitionists” who will push for overly restrictive regulations that would limit access to legal cannabis.

Emery has written to Bill Blair, the parliamentary secretary to Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, outlining her credentials for the job, including years of research, advocacy and political campaigning.

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