Monday, January 12, 2015
Cannabis queen Jodie Emery hopes to run for Liberals, but can her controversial husband and Justin Trudeau get along?
Everywhere there are illustrations and pictures of this town’s patron saint of marijuana, the so-called Prince of Pot, Marc Emery. This is his joint, and on most days since his release last summer from a U.S. prison, where he served a five-year sentence for selling marijuana seeds, he can be found inside his store or in the lounge, getting high and handing out free samples of potent hash oils and what he calls his “8-bud blend.”
Mr. Emery is as cantankerous as ever, directing written and verbal jabs at anyone whom he considers an enemy of the marijuana freedom and legalization movement, and to those whom he perceives as threats to himself and his wife, Jodie. His targets include Stephen Harper, whom both Emerys despise.
They have also included Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau. Which is a problem for Jodie...Continue reading... See also...Jodie Emery: Liberal party dismissive of my nomination.