CANNABIS CULTURE - It's coming down to the wire; November 6 is fast approaching and the campaigns to legalize marijuana in three US states are spending stacks of cash and breaking out the big-name guns in new TV advertisements.
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As the previous U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington, part of my job was to enforce our nation's prohibition on marijuana. I carried out my sworn duty without hesitation. But I saw then, and can say now, that marijuana prohibition has been a miserable failure.
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.
CANNABIS CULTURE - The former U.S. government attorney who helped put pot activist Marc Emery behind bars joined on Wednesday with Emery's wife Jodie to call for the end of marijuana prohibition.
I have spent much of my legal career fighting crime, often in an admittedly futile effort to suppress the organized gang activity stemming from the cross-border marijuana trade in British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest.
The former U.S. prosecutor who put Vancouver’s “Prince of Pot” Marc Emery behind bars appeared alongside his wife, Jodie Emery, Wednesday to call for the regulation and taxation of marijuana.
CANNABIS CULTURE - John McKay, the former U.S. attorney who prosecuted imprisoned pot activist Marc Emery, will appear at a press conference today with former B.C. Attorney General Geoff Plant and Emery's wife, Jodie, to call for an end to marijuana prohibition.
How a Republican aristocrat and loyal Bush soldier turned into a marijuana activist and public pot-stirrer.
CANNABIS CULTURE - For the latest news on Marc Emery, CCHQ, and Canada's cannabis community, watch new episodes of The Jodie Emery Show each week on Cannabis Culture. In this episode: Jodie shows new photos and gifts from Marc, Meeting John McKay, Seattle Hempfest 2011 and a The Glass of Water Analogy.
Former U.S. Attorney John McKay, a prosecutor who worked to put Canadian activist Marc Emery behind bars in the U.S. for selling marijuana seeds, is now part of a coalition launching an initiative that would legalize marijuana in Washington state.