Where Are They Now: Jodie Emery, Princess of Pot

Article by Randi Druzin, Leafly

CanadaIndustry Where are they now: Jodie Emery, Princess of Pot Randi Druzin We chat with some of the most prominent figures in Canadian cannabis about the highlights and lowlights of the first year of legalization. In the third and final installment of this series, we chat with Jodie Emery. See more in this series: Part 1: Robin Ellins, Friendly Stranger Part 2: Bruce Linton, formerly Canopy Growth Part 3: Jodie Emery, Princess of Pot

Activist Jodie Emery has been making headlines for years. The Kamloops, BC native is the co-owner of Cannabis Culture, a business that used to franchise cannabis dispensaries, and still produces a magazine, along with a web-based video channel called POT TV.

She rose to prominence as an advocate for legalization during the four years (2010 to 2014) that her husband, Marc Emery, was imprisoned on drug charges in the US. She has spoken at rallies and testified before government hearings. She also ran for public office in BC.

Jodie and Marc, the self-proclaimed ‘Prince of Pot,’ were convicted on drug-related charges in December 2017 after police raided some of their pot dispensaries. They were fined and placed on two years’ probation with conditions that include not participating in any illegal cannabis dispensary.

The couple split in 2018.

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