Banned From The Hockey Tent

I’m choked that VANOC officially refused to let Jodie and I in the Molson Hockey Tent as guests of CNN’s i-Reporter to watch the US-Canada game because they are afraid to have “The Prince of Pot” near the Olympic athletes who are there.

The Prince of Pot NOT allowed in a beer tent lest the shiny reputation of these athletes is compromised by being in close proximity to a political party leader!

CNN asked VANOC to make credentials for us to be at Molson Hockey House as their guest and VANOC said I cannot be admitted to the venue because of the risk of medal-winning athletes being photographed in proximity to me. VANOC claims the bronze-medal winning athlete who was ordered out of town who was photographed with a girl sexualizing his bronze medal has made “VANOC more sensitive to scandal” was the exact phrase.

UPDATE: Get this! After VANOC says its all a misunderstanding and invite us to the game at Molson Hockey House, we dress up, get a taxi, get to the media entrance at Hockey House only to be told by the Molson Rep that he’s canceled our passes because 1) he doesn’t have the time to make our credentials! 2) its over capacity in there now and 3) its really for real media! So we have to walk back home, missing part of the game!

Marc Emery
Marc Emery

Marc Emery is a Canadian cannabis activist, entrepreneur, and politician. Known to his fans as the Prince of Pot, Emery has been a notable advocate of international cannabis policy reform for decades. Marc is the founding publisher of Cannabis Culture and Pot TV.