The Conservative government’s actions in this case, nixing a deal between Marc Emery and
It was good enough for
Prince of Pot's deal with U.S. shot down by OttawaRecommend this Post on Progressive Bloggers
Ian Mulgrew, Vancouver Sun
Published: Friday, March 28, 2008
A tentative deal between Marc Emery,
Vancouver's Prince of Pot, and the U.S.government over money-laundering and drug charges has been nixed by . Ottawa
Emery says the Conservative administration has refused to go along with a proposal that would have seen him spend five years behind bars for selling marijuana seeds through the mail.
Under the defunct pact, Emery was to plead guilty on both sides of the border and accept a sentence of 10 years imprisonment on the understanding he would serve half, mostly in
"All that was required for this deal was a rubber stamp from the federal government," Emery told me late Thursday. "They have, instead, rejected the deal without explanation . . . it is clearly political."