Pot Crusader Jodie Emery Sells Coffee Now, but Maybe Cannabis Later?

Owner will open a smoking lounge if privatization legislation passed. Jodie Emery has a new drug of choice: coffee. The longtime pot advocate recently opened a café in Kensington Market, Jodie’s Joint. The establishment serves locally-roasted coffee and baked goods — many of them enhanced by hemp, a variation of the cannabis plant commonly used in foods and manufacturing. “We’re only moving pounds of (coffee) beans, as I say now,” said Emery about her new…

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Author: Rahul Gupta, Toronto.com