- Jun 19, 2010
- Reaction score
- Heart of Dixie
- Political Leaning
- Libertarian - Left
The man once known as Canada's "prince of pot" is now a federal inmate in the U.S. system after a judge in Washington sentenced him Friday to five years in prison.
Marijuana activist Marc Emery pleaded guilty in May in U.S. District Court in Seattle, Washington, to a single count of conspiracy to manufacture marijuana after an 18-month investigation into the seed-selling business Emery operated from his head shop in Vancouver, British Columbia.
I really feel like the pendulum is really swinging towards legalization, people are finally realizing that it is just a harmless plant that makes you feel good. I don't understand what the government gains by keeping it illegal.
Also I wanted to dispel a quick myth, I noticed some Anti-Marijuana propaganda floating around the viral web pertaining to the California proposition.
They stated it was the #1 drug seen in rehab for children, what really grinds my gears
about that is just how they fail to tell the other said of the story, that other said being the overwhelming majority of those kids are court ordered or forced by their parents to attend rehab for Marijuana.