"The FREE MARC campaign wants the Canadian government to repatriate Marc Emery from the US federal prison system so he can serve his sentence in his home country of Canada. Marc Emery is a political prisoner, imprisoned for activism and funding the marijuana movement through marijuana seed sales."
With now only 572 days left on Marc's US prison sentence, Jodie has posted his new blog, "The History of Marc's Prison Bands Behind Bars", detailing his experiences with music and performing in the prison. You can read that at http://www.FreeMarc.ca and http://www.CannabisCulture.com - here is the direct link: http://www.cannabisculture.com/blogs/2012/12/13/History-Marcs-Prison-Bands-Be... Read more »
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).Read more »
Jodie's all fired up - cannabis is officially legal today in Washington State! Congratulations to all of the activists who worked so very hard to acheive this historic day. The media coverage here in Canada has kept Jodie busy with lots of interviews in the last few days. To see all of the coverage go to http://www.cannabisculture.com and http://www.pot.tv Read more »
Marc turns a milestone, having been incarcerated now for 1,000 days. With now only 586 to go on his prison sentence, he played his 11th concert with his band "Yazoo" and wrote a new blog about the retirement of Congressman Ron Paul, a longtime friend of the cannabis culture. Read more »
Marc and Jodie are being kept very busy with interviews from press across the country. On Sunday Marc gave his first radio interview from prison on the Roy Green Show. You can hear the full interview with Marc and Jodie both featured at http://www.Pot.tv and here: http://www.pot.tv/video/2012/11/18/Marc-Emery-Roy-Green-Show-SUNDAY CTV news covered the story of Marc's first interview, and you can watch that segment here: http://www.pot.tv/video/2012/11/19/CTV-News-Prince-Pot-Makes-Radio-Address Read more »
With 600 days left on his U.S. prison sentence, Marc gets a letter published in Canada's Globe and Mail newspaper explaining why Stephen Harper's mandatory minimum sentences for cannabis are so out of touch and harmful. Read it here: http://www.cannabisculture.com/content/2012/11/15/Marc-Emery-Mandatory-Minimu... Read more »
MARIJUANA HAS BEEN LEGALIZED! Jodie has just returned from Washington state where she joined in the celebration of the passing of marijuana legalization I-502 as they, along with Colorado's Amendment 64, voted to legalize recreational marijuana.
The media is buzzing with news and Jodie has been non-stop busy with interviews, and shows all the press clippings since Sunday! Check out links to news stories and more at http://www.Facebook.com/JodieEmery and http://www.Twitter.com/JodieEmery
All of the organizers and volunteers in both states did a fabulous job of helping these initiatives to pass - they have shown the way for others to follow and have made our dreams come true! And there was even more good news with medical marijuana passing in Massachusetts, and more positive law reform in other states and cities. CONGRATULATIONS! You did it!!! Read more »
It took 75 years. Seventy-five years to win the majority support for legalizing marijuana at the ballot box.
Colorado and Washington voters passed, by substantial pluralities, legalization bills that guarantee universal access to any one, resident or visitor, 21 years or older, of up to one ounce of marijuana. In Colorado, anyone can grow up to six plants, and stores will sell marijuana to adults. In Washington, the state is obliged to distribute marijuana in retail locations. Read more »
Only a few days left before Washington, Oregon and Colorado vote on legalizing cannabis! Watch live coverage from the Washington legalization initiative I-502 headquarters with Jodie and Jeremiah of Cannabis Culture on November 6 at http://www.Pot.tv - Everyone who lives in one of the states with a marijuana-related vote, get out and vote 'YES'! Find more info about the live broadcast on election night here: http://www.cannabisculture.com/content/2012/10/30/Watch-LIVE-Election-Ni...