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D.D. Thompson, Victoria. Punishment doesn?t fit pot crime

Wednesday, August 10th, 2005

A adult male savagely beats a toddler to death with his bare hands and receives a 10-year-sentence. Another adult male sells pot seeds and may be sent to prison for the rest of his life. Would someone please pinch me?


Wednesday, August 10th, 2005

If a trial proves that Marc Emery did what he is charged with, he was right to mail marijuana seeds to the U.S. It is drug laws all over the world that are wrong, and they must be challenged at every opportunity.

Prince of Pot: First the bust, now the T-shirt

Monday, August 8th, 2005

And sure enough, just six days after the arrest of B.C. marijuana activist Marc Emery, there it was on the Internet. At a cost of between $13.50 and $20, supporters of the Prince of Pot can get their pick of tees emblazoned with the phrase: My Seed Supplier Was Extradited To The USA And All [...]


Sunday, August 7th, 2005

The DEA Boss May Help Transform A Publicity Seeker Into A Canadian Martyr


Thursday, August 4th, 2005

Marc Emery Was ‘Directing Mind’ Of Seed Enterprise, Crown Alleges; Supporters Say Arrest Was Political

BCMP Decries Loss of Canadian Sovereignty

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2005

On July 29/05 the offices of the BC Marijuana Party, a registered political party in British Columbia, were caught up in a DEA-instigated raid. The raid is a dramatic example of the loss of Canadian sovereignty to the US drug war. The focus of the US drug war is marijuana, with over 750,000 annual possession [...]

The legal process going forward

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2005

There has been a lot of speculation about what happens next. First off, let me be clear about one thing: Marc, Michelle and Greg are not going to be taken to the US immediately. They have due process rights in Canada and there is a legal process. Those of you following Renee’s case basically know [...]

5 things you can do to help Marc Emery

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2005

I have received many emails and messages from people asking me what they can do to help prevent Marc Emery from being extradited to the US to face a lifetime in prison. Here are five simple, concrete things that anyone can do to make a positive impact on this situation.

‘Nobody move, this is a DEA-Vancouver raid

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2005

Store manager Heidi Farnola thought it was a joke when a group of scruffy-looking men and women, some wearing T-shirts bearing a marijuana leaf, entered the B.C. Marijuana Party Bookstore Friday morning, shut the doors behind them and ordered everyone to freeze.

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