Canada's 'Prince of Pot' sentenced to 5-years prison in US
By ASSOCIATED PRESS
SEATTLE — Canada's so-called Prince of Pot, who sold millions of marijuana seeds to US customers before his 2005 arrest, has been sentenced to five years in prison after earlier pleading guilty to a drug charge.At his sentencing Friday in U.S. District Court in Seattle, Marc Emery told the court that he "arrogantly violated US law."Extradited from Vancouver, British Columbia, in May, the 52-year-old pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to manufacture marijuana.On his website, Emery claimed to have made about $3 million a year selling seeds and to have sold more than four million seeds over the years.US Attorney Jenny Durkan says Emery "sold to anyone who would pay him — with no regard for the age or criminal activities of his customers."
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