US Marijuana Party

Wednesday, March 01, 2006

60 Minutes gives time to Prince of Pot Marc Emery


VANCOUVER/CKNW(AM980) - B-C's Prince of Pot has caught the attention of the CBS-TV program 60 Minutes with 12 to 14 million viewers set to hear his story on Sunday.

Award-winning journalist Bob Simon has interviewed Marc Emery, Canadian police, and the U-S Drug Enforcement Administration, delving into the drug charges Emery faces south of the border and his possible extradition.

If extradited and convicted, Emery could face between 10 years and life in prison.

In a statement on, the BC Marijuana Party Leader says the CBS segment will examine his life-long battle against prohibition and his unique strategy to accomplish that aim by selling marijuana seeds around the world.

The program airs on Sunday, March 5th at 7pm.


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