Tag: Jodie Emery

  • An Open Letter Regarding Marc and Jodie Emery

    AN OPEN LETTER TO MY FRIENDS IN MEDIA, MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT, MEMBERS OF PROV PARLIAMENT AND MUNICIPAL POLITICOS: I’d like to clear a few things up for you. Whatever you think of Marc Emery – and we certainly have had and still do have our major disagreements and differences – we are not friends, but […]

  • 2014: A Year To Remember

    by Ted Smith Last year was the best year for cannabis activism that I have witnessed in my almost 2 decades in the field.  Indeed, the future has never looked brighter for cannabis, both in Canada and abroad.  As we work together to make 2015 even better, lets take a minute to reflect upon the […]

  • Flying High Again: An Interview with Marc Emery

    By Ted Smith Emery Reflects, Re-evaluates and Reacts Soon after Marc Emery was released from prison I bugged him to grant me an interview. Luckily he had time before taking off to Europe for his first trip abroad with his wife, Jodie. Here is what he had to say. 1. Can you describe your first […]

  • A Convict and a Gentleman: Marc Emery Beyond Prison

    (Ted, Gayle, Marc and Jodie cuddle up for a photo) By Ted Smith After over 4 years in jail one would suspect the first thing Marc Emery would do is run away and hide for a romantic weekend with his beautiful wife, Jodie.  Instead, he actually went out of his way to pay a special […]

  • Three More Years of Hell for Emery

    Marc Emery may be in prison, but the powers that put him there have not been able to silence his voice, despite obvious attempts to do so. Emery, the seed vending-activist who was extradited to the U.S. with the Conservative Canadian Government’s approval, has been incarcerated in the U.S. for one year this past May. […]