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Marc and Jodie Emery released on bail after Cannabis Culture marijuana dispensary raids

WATCH ABOVE: Marijuana activists Marc and Jodie Emery spoke out on Monday about their high-profile arrest, saying they were not allowed to speak to their lawyers and were subjected to multiple strip searches.

Marijuana activists Marc and Jodie Emery were granted bail in a Toronto court Friday, after police conducted coordinated raids on several of their marijuana dispensaries in British Columbia and Ontario.

WATCH: Marc and Jodie Emery speak with the media outside of a Toronto courthouse after being released on bail

Marc and Jodie Emery leave courthouse after posting bail
Marc and Jodie Emery leave courthouse after posting bail

“We’ve been on the front lines of legalization advocacy for 20 plus years for Marc Emery, 13 years for myself. It is wrong and unjust that the police and the drug squad are forcing us to be stripped literally of everything we have built,” Jodie Emery said outside of court Friday evening.

The self-proclaimed “Prince” and “Princess of Pot” were arrested at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport Wednesday night as they were reportedly heading to Barcelona, Spain to attend a cannabis expo. Both appeared briefly in a courtroom on Thursday afternoon where charges were revealed.

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WATCH: 5 suspects swept up in marijuana dispensary raids released on bail. Marianne Dimain reports.

5 suspects swept up in marijuana dispensary raids released on bail
5 suspects swept up in marijuana dispensary raids released on bail

Marc Emery faces 15 counts, including conspiracy to commit an indictable offence, trafficking, possession for the purpose of trafficking, and possession of proceeds of crime, while Jodie Emery is charged with five similar counts.

Cannabis Culture franchise owners Chris Goodwin, 37, Erin Goodwin, 31, and Britney Guerra, 29, were also arrested and charged with similar offences.

All five were released on $30,000 bail with strict instructions not to have contact with each other, with drugs, the dispensaries or to leave the province.

READ MORE: Marc and Jodie Emery charged in Toronto amid marijuana dispensary raids across Canada

The Emerys own the Cannabis Culture brand, which is used by a chain of 19 marijuana dispensaries in British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec.

Five Cannabis Culture locations in Toronto, one in Hamilton and one in Vancouver were raided and police said search warrants were also executed on two Toronto residences, one in Vancouver and one in Stoney Creek, Ont.

READ MORE: Canadian marijuana legalization timeline: Dispensary raids and major announcements

Tammy Robbinson, spokeswoman for the City of Toronto’s municipal licensing and standards division, said the sale of marijuana in retail stores is illegal under federal law and in violation of the city’s zoning bylaws, adding other dispensaries could be targeted in the future.

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Toronto police spokesman Mark Pugash said they don’t have the resources to shut down every dispensary in the city, so investigators “prioritize” the execution of search warrants.

With files from Nick Westoll and The Canadian Press

VIDEO: Marc and Jodie Emery facing charges after arrest at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport

Canada’s ‘prince of pot’ behind bars after being arrested at Toronto’s Pearson airport
Canada’s ‘prince of pot’ behind bars after being arrested at Toronto’s Pearson airport