September 20, 2014
Canada's so-called Prince of Pot is now in jail awaiting extradition to the United States for selling marijuana seeds.
Marc Emery has sold millions of marijuana seeds around the world by mail over the past decade. In doing so, he has drawn the attention of U.S. drug officials, who want him extradited to Seattle.
Emery has agreed to plead guilty in Seattle to one count of marijuana distribution in exchange for dismissal of all other counts, and the U.S. Attorney's Office is pressing for a sentence of five to eight years in a U.S. prison.
Emery will plead guilty in a Seattle court at a later date. Emery will be extradited after Canada's justice minister signs a surrender order.
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