Emery with husband Marc, Toronto Freedom Festival 2010
|Born||January 4, 1985
|Residence||Vancouver, BC, Canada|
|Other names||Princess of Pot|
|Known for||Cannabis legalisation|
|Liberal Party of Canada,
B.C. Green Party,
B.C. Marijuana Party
Jodie Emery (born January 4, 1985) is a Canadian cannabis activist, and politician. She is the wife of activist Marc Emery, and co-owner of Cannabis Culture magazine, Pot TV, and the retail store Cannabis Culture Headquarters.
She has run a cannabis legalisation platform in the Green Party of British Columbia, and the British Columbia Marijuana Party, and in 2014 filed a nomination for the federal Liberal Party in the riding of Vancouver East.
Emery grew up in Kamloops, BC, and attended St. Michael's University School in Victoria, British Columbia. Emery is a vegetarian. She moved to Vancouver in 2004. She and Marc Emery married on July 23, 2006.
As editor of Cannabis Culture magazine, she has been active in cannabis legalisation movements worldwide since 2004. She participated in marijuana legalization initiatives in California in November 2010 and Washington State in 2012, spoke at Moses Znaimer's Idea City conference in June 2012, and the New Hampshire Liberty Forum in February 2012.
Emery produces a weekly video broadcast called The Jodie Emery Show.
Emery is a libertarian, and Ayn Rand supporter. She is socially left-of-centre and advocates for non-violence, the complete legalization of marijuana, electoral reform and affordable education. She ran for provincial office as a B.C. Marijuana Party candidate in 2005, and again in a 2008 by-election.
She is the BC Green Party's Policing and Crime Critic, and was elected as a Director-At-Large at the 2010 BC Green Party Annual General Meeting.
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