People around the world are speaking and acting against the war on drugs. They challenge both the social stigma and legal consequences when publically questioning the corruption, legal insecurity and discrimination that is caused by the war on drugs. They are being
persecuted or convicted for motives that are directly related to their
political work. We ask you support them.
If you know of someone who deserves to be mentioned here, please contact us
PRISONERS OF THE WAR ON DRUGS
Marc Emery, Canada
Marc Emery is a well-known activist for cannabis legalization in Vancouver. A retail store owner, and editor of Cannabis Culture Magazine, on July 29th, 2005 he was arrested for selling marijuana seeds over the Internet. The arrest occurred at the request of the United States. Emery was charged by the US even though he had never operated south of the border. After a long judicial fight over his extradition, Marc Emery was finally extradited the United States on 20 May 2010 and sentenced to 5 years behind bars on 10 september 2010.
What can you do for Marc?
On 18 September 2010
worldwide protests are taking place to bring attention to his cause and