On the morning of Monday, June 3rd, I was called to the Lieutenant's office. Getting called to the Lieutenant's office is never a good thing; at best it's a random urine test, at worst it's some disciplinary measure. As I approached the office, a C.O.
Canadian marijuana seed magnate and political dissident Marc Emery, who is about four years into a five-year US prison sentence for selling pot seeds over the Internet, has been sent to solitary confinement at the Mississippi federal prison where he's doing his time.
CANNABIS CULTURE - Marc Emery, the Vancouver businessman and political dissident currently imprisoned in the US for his marijuana activism, has been locked in solitary confinement for an indefinite period over false charges.
I'm pleased to report that my previous blog, on the origins of 4/20 celebrations, appeared on the Huffington Post under my name.
Today is Sunday, March 10. I've 486 days to go, 1,104 days done, now over 3 years done on this sentence. My Canadian transfer paperwork has arrived in Ottawa and my US transfer paperwork goes to Washington, Dc on April 8, the required two years after I was rejected for transfer to Canada by the US Department of Justice on April 6, 2011.
It’s December 6 today, I've got 4 months until I get my transfer-back-to-Canada application to the Department of Justice in Washington D.C. It’s 580 days to go if I serve my entire sentence here in the US federal prison system (up to July 9, 2014) with 1,010 days now served – that’s 33 months done, 19 to go (on a 60-month sentence, I'll serve 52 months with my good time credit).
On Tuesday, September 4th, I had an OP-ED published on the Huffington Post about the two Presidential candidates and the drug war.
MP3 Players are coming, MP3 players are coming! It's official, on Monday, August 13, we can buy a prison issue MP3 player for $70, and on August 20, songs will be available for download on them at $1.20 and $1.60 a song. For me this is the best thing that could happen.
It's July 15th, and I have 724 days to go if I serve every day in the US federal system up to my early release date of July 9th, 2014.
Today is Wednesday, April 25. I have 805 days to go to my release. Ten days from now, on Saturday, May 5 – on the day of the Global Marijuana March, and on the occasion of my great friends Chris Goodwin and Erin Gorman's wedding in Toronto after the march – I'll have put in 795 days in prisons serving out this 1,825 day sentence.