Jodie Emery

Trudeau's 'Inaction' Makes 4/20 Protest A Necessity: Activist

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.20.2016 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER — Optimism mixed with thick clouds of pot smoke in downtown Vancouver last year as tens of thousands of people gathered for the annual "4-...

Jodie Emery Bummed By Bill Blair's Leading Role In Pot Legalization

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.08.2016 | Canada Politics

Jodie Emery is the wife of Canada's self-styled "prince of pot."

Vancouver Riot Hero To Burn Police Award After Pot Protest Arrest

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"I don't choose to be honoured by cowards, so I'll burn my award."

5 Canadians Fighting To Change The Country's Marijuana Laws

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 04.21.2015 | Canada Politics

"It’s more that we need to work towards ending stigma and shame..."

Pot Activist Still Supports Liberals, Even If Party Won't Let Her Run

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 01.22.2015 | Canada Politics

Marijuana activist Jodie Emery says Canadians should vote for the Liberals in the next federal election, even though the party won’t allow her to se...

Jodie Emery's Liberal Nomination Nipped In The Bud

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2015 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - Liberal leader Justin Trudeau's much talked about support for legalizing marijuana has not helped the wife of a high-profile pot crusader ...

Jodie Emery: Liberals Dismissive Of MP Nomination

CBC | Posted 03.12.2015 | Canada Politics

Pot activist Jodie Emery says the Liberal Party of Canada is being dismissive of her nomination to run as the candidate in a Vancouver riding.  She...

Vancouver Crowd, Clouds Of Pot Smoke Welcome Jailed Activist Home

CP | Steven Chua, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Hundreds gathered in Vancouver to welcome the return of Marc Emery, Canada's self-styled "Prince of Pot," after he spent more than four ye...

'Prince Of Pot' Will Be Back In Vancouver In Time For 4:20

CBC | Posted 10.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Marc Emery, B.C.s self-proclaimed "prince of pot," is scheduled to arrive in Vancouver today after returning to Canada Tuesday following his release...

Tories Claim 'Prince Of Pot' Is Trudeau's Best 'Bud'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.13.2014 | Canada Politics

Harper Conservatives have wasted little time linking Marc Emery, the so-called "Prince of Pot" who returned to Canada Tuesday after serving a prison s...

Fired-Up 'Prince Of Pot' Returns Home After U.S. Jail Term

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

WINDSOR, Ont. - Canada's self-styled "Prince of Pot" returned to a raucous welcome from supporters Tuesday after serving his U.S. sentence for selling...

Althia Raj

Why Jodie Emery Believes The Liberals Need Her | Althia Raj | Posted 08.14.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — Jodie Emery is feeling pretty positive these days. Her husband Marc, Canada’s so-called Prince of Pot, will be home Tuesday after a five-...

'Prince Of Pot' Gets His Return Ticket

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.11.2014 | Canada Politics

UPDATE: Marc Emery will be flown to Detroit Tuesday and enter Canada that same day, his wife Jodie confirmed to CBC Sunday. Canada’s so-called ...

Vancouver's 'Prince Of Pot' To Be Freed From U.S. Prison

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Marc Emery, the so-called Prince of Pot, is due to be released from a U.S. prison this week. Many of his supporters criticized the American prosecutio...

Princess Of Pot Set To Run For Federal Liberals

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Jodie Emery, a leading marijuana activist and wife of the imprisoned "Prince of Pot," is set to run federally for the Liberal Party, reports The Georg...

What 'Prince Of Pot' Plans To Do After Prison Release

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Pot activist Marc Emery, who will be released from a U.S. prison this summer, has announced a cross-Canada tour aimed at unseating the Conservative go...

My Plans After U.S. Prison Release: 'Prince Of Pot'

Marc Emery | Posted 03.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Marc Emery

The most important project for Jodie and I begins on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. That day kicks off our Election 2015 Canada-wide speaking tour, where we will speak at rallies in thirty cities in nine provinces, until Monday Oct. 18, 2015, the day before Canada's federal election. The intent will be to impress upon the Canadian cannabis culture to get out and vote - and vote against the currently-governing prohibitionist Conservative party.

'Prince Of Pot' Coming Home?

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The wife of Canada's so-called Prince of Pot says the U.S. government has agreed to transfer her imprisoned husband back home, but Canada'...

B.C.'s King Kush?

CBC | Posted 08.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The best in B.C. medicinal marijuana will be judged starting today at a festival at the PNE — but pot advocates say the event will also help the pus...

B.C.'s King Arthur-Inspired Election Candidate

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Alexandra Halliday seems slightly offended by the suggestion that her B.C. Excalibur Party may not win a seat in the provincial election n...

The Callousness of Marijuana Prohibition

Benjamin Morris | Posted 12.22.2012 | Canada Alberta
Benjamin Morris

I have met family men and women who smoke marijuana after a hard day of work. They hang out with their kids, put them to bed, and smoke a joint. Should these men and women be put in jail for choosing to inhale a substance that is safer than alcohol? The answer is no.

U.S. Prosecutor Who Jailed Canada's 'Prince Of Pot' Now Wants To Legalize It

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.18.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - As a former high-profile U.S. federal prosecutor, John McKay stands behind actions that had Canada's "Prince of Pot" arrested, indicted an...