When Marc Emery – the self-described "Prince of Pot" – returns to Canada Tuesday, he will arrive in a country with a far different relationship with marijuana than the one he left five years ago.
Emery recently finished serving a five-year sentence in a U.S. prison after being charged for mailing marijuana seeds from British Columbia into the United States.
He was extradited and sentenced, leaving behind him a busy life of marijuana advocacy. He is now promising to return to that mission tenfold.
Emery will cross the border from Detroit into Windsor, Ont., and meet his wife, Jodie. He is expected to offer a public statement to mark the occasion, though he has already spoken about his plans once he returns to Canada. He has vowed "political revenge" against the Conservative government that helped extradite him to face charges and Jodie has announced her desire to run for the Liberal Party of Canada in the next federal election.
In an exclusive interview with Maclean's, Emery said heRead More »from ‘Prince of Pot’ Marc Emery returns to an increasingly accepting marijuana landscape