Marc Emery of Cannabis Culture
Today on Hempresent Vivian McPeak is joined by Marc Emery founder of Cannabis Culture and ex prisoner. Marc is a Canadian cannabis activist, entrepreneur, and politician. Emery is a notable advocate of international cannabis policy reform he is often described as ‘the Prince of Pot’. Marc was the world’s most famous marijuana seed retailer and the biggest financial supporter of the marijuana movement world-wide until the US Drug Enforcement Administration and Canadian law enforcement arrested him in Canada. After the arrest Marc Emery Direct Seeds was shut down in July 2005. He was imprisoned in Yazoo City medium-security prison in Yazoo City, Mississippi. He was sentenced on September 10th in Seattle federal court to 5 years in prison for “distribution of marijuana” seeds, though the US Drug Enforcement Administration admitted that his arrest was actually for his political activism and financing the marijuana movement.