A mega-show packed with interesting news and info! Jodie brings us up to date on Marc and the many protests and events she has attended recently. Marc's band The Yazoo 5 rocked the prison on the Thanksgiving weekend. You can read about the concert and more in Marc's latest prison blog at http://www.CannabisCulture.com and http://www.FreeMarc.ca or by going here: http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/node/29148 Read more »
Marc's early release date is down to 958 days. The White House says "No comment" to the Pardon Marc Emery petition, despite over 8,000 signatures. See the story at http://www.FreeMarc.ca
Leadnow.ca organized protests at Conservative MP's offices across Canada in opposition to Prime Minister Harper's crime bill. Jodie and CC editor Jeremiah Vandermeer attended one right after this video was filmed. Join http://www.LeadNow.ca for news alerts about ways to be active across Canada! Read more »
Canadians are taking action! Sign the petition to help stop Bill C-10, the US-style drug laws being pushed through Parliament by Prime Minister Harper and the Conservatives. Sign the petition at http://www.Avaaz.org and send letters to all of your politicians telling them you do not want Harper's Crazy on Crime Bill at http://www.LeadNow.ca -- Go to http://cannabisculture.com/v2/content/2011/11/17/Stop-Bill-C-10-How-Help for links to these super simple ways to have an impact!
Activist friends and supporters in Lethbridge Canada are holding a second Free Marc fundraiser! Saturday December 3rd, Moose Hall at 1401 5th Ave. doors at 6:45pm. Bands, raffles, prizes, cash bar and food! 100% of proceeds go to Marc in prison.
There are 971 days left until Marc's early release date of July 9, 2014. Jodie shares the latest from Marc after visiting him in Mississippi. Go to http://www.FreeMarc.ca for the countdown and Marc's prison blogs.
Remembrance Day is on November 11th, and Jodie reminds people that the day is supposed to be about recalling the horrors of war and promising "Never Again". She explains the white poppy symbolism and shares the provocative banner that will be hanging from the building over the Vancouver Remembrance Day ceremony. Read more »
There are 978 days left until Marc's early release date -- watch the countdown at www.FreeMarc.ca. The White House responds to petitions calling for the end to cannabis prohibition, and it's a bad response! Read Marc's blog about it at http://www.CannabisCulture.com and http://www.FreeMarc.ca or click here: http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/node/28881 Read more »
Jodie gives keeps us up to date on how Marc is doing in prison. She wishes everyone a Happy Halloween and shares some cute pumpkin cookies made by CCHQ employee Alysha. The Vancouver Sun newspaper published an article calling for an end to cannabis prohibition to stop the gang violence, and Jodie is quoted! Read the article here: http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/content/2011/10/27/Gang-Violence-Fuell...
Check out all the great cannabis related goodies in our online store at: http://www.CannabisCulture.com/store -- "We've got everything you need, except the weed!"
Marc loves getting letters, books and magazines, so find out how to send him mail by going to http://www.FreeMarc.ca
Marc continues to be busy with his prison band "Yazoo" and has sent Jodie a beautiful prison hand made card. He has 992 days left in prison - you can see the daily countdown at http://www.FreeMarc.ca. October 20th, 2010 was the day we lost medical marijuana activist extraordinaire Michelle Rainey to cancer. One year later, Jodie remembers Michelle and encourages everyone to visit http://www.MichelleRainey.com to show your support continuing her activism.Read more »
Just back from the Seattle Hempfest, Jodie has pictures and video to share (see more at http://www.CannabisCulture.com) along with two gifts: a beautiful Mr. Kiefbox stash box with the Chronic Art roach paper mosaic portrait of Marc and Jodie, and a hooked rug of the "FREE MARC" logo from Bunny at the Vancouver Dispensary.
Lots of pictures of Marc to show, along with a special gift made in the prison for Jodie and Marc's 5th wedding anniversary on July 23rd. Seattle Hempfest, the world's biggest marijuana hemp gathering, is only a couple of weeks away on August 19, 20 & 21 -- meet Jodie and Cannabis Culture editor Jeremiah there, and hear Jodie speak on stage. Go to http://www.hempfest.org for all the info.
Write a letter to Marc:
MARC EMERY #40252-086
FCI YAZOO CITY - MEDIUM E-1
P.O. BOX 5888
YAZOO CITY, MS
39194 Read more »
Marc has had the title of Valedictorian conferred upon him as the highest ranked student among those graduating from the high school equivalency program in prison! Jodie looks forward to attending The Seattle Hempfest, August 19-21. Check out their page at http://www.hempfest.org. We had a Freedom Party for Marijuana Man. Check out all the pics at http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.166427040097961.41480.120844721322860 Read more »
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