“…U.S. attorney who jailed Canada’s Prince of Pot calls for marijuana legalization…”

“…A former U.S. federal prosecutor who helped put B.C.’s so-called Prince of Pot behind bars is pushing for Canadian lawmakers to legalize marijuana.

Washington state attorney John McKay sat beside Marc Emery’s activist wife Jodie today as he joined the growing call from B.C. to end pot prohibition in favour of the drug’s regulation and taxation.

McKay says the criminalization of weed has fuelled a massive illegal industry that funds gangs – triggers violence -

- and threatens public safety on both sides of the border…”

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U.S. attorney who jailed Canada’s Prince of Pot calls for marijuana legalization.

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