Marc Emery
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"Marc Scott Emery" is a Canada/Canadian Cannabis (drug)/cannabis Legality of cannabis/activist, entrepreneur, and politician. Often described as "'the Prince of Pot"', Emery has been a notable advocate of international cannabis policy reform. He has been active in the New Democratic Party, the Freedom Party of Canada, the Unparty, and the Marijuana Party of Canada, as well as the British Columbia Marijuana Party, and the Green Party of British Columbia.

As a political libertarianism/libertarian, Emery has also protested against Sunday shopping/Sunday shopping laws, Obscenity/obscenity laws, political endorsement of sporting events, Censorship in Canada/Canadian censorship, and several taxes.

Emery has been jailed several times, most notably in 2009 when he served a five-year sentence in a United States federal prison for selling mail-order cannabis seeds into the US.

Emery lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, with his wife Jodie Emery.

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