CANNABIS CULTURE - Sentencing memorandums have been filed in the case of Canada's 'Prince of Pot' Marc Emery, the marijuana activist who will be sentenced on Friday, September 10 in a US Federal courtroom for selling cannabis seeds.
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Marijuana activists Jodie and Marc Emery have always kept interesting company. But people might be surprised to learn that Marc, who was recently extradited to the U.S., has spent quite a bit of time with officials from the Canada Revenue Agency.
CANNABIS CULTURE - Vancouver, Toronto and Oshawa marijuana activists held political occupations at three Conservative Party Member of Parliament constituency offices throughout Canada on Friday in an act of defiant solidarity. The message: "Free Marc Emery".
Marc Emery will only be the latest of millions upon millions of people to be imprisoned for possessing or selling marijuana.
We knew sooner or later the day would finally come, but we were all stunned when we found out that Marc Emery would indeed be extradited to the United States by the Conservative government of Canada.
CANNABIS CULTURE - Politicians from nearly all of Canada's major political parties have come forward to oppose the extradition of Marc Emery by Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Conservative government.
The other day a fellow whom I know asked me what I thought was the most important work marijuana activists can do to further the cause. He clarified that he didn't just mean politics, but that he was speaking about the whole movement in general.
CANNABIS CULTURE - The order to extradite marijuana activist Marc Emery to the United States for an expected five-year prison term has been signed by the Canadian Minister of Justice, Rob Nicholson.
...but we hope to have him out on bail again the same day. Marc's bail conditions require that he turn himself in at 9am on May 10th, or when the Justice Minister makes a decision about the extradition. The prosecutor claims that the Justice Minister has all day on the 10th to make a decision, so Marc can get out on bail after 1pm our time (4pm Ottawa) unless he's ordered extradited.