Election 2016 could very well be remembered as the marijuana legalization movement’s most significant vote in history.
Watch Jay Z’s powerful New York Times visual op-ed: ‘The war on drugs is an epic fail’
And that’s not just your friends at The Cannabist saying so. It’s also Questlove — and Nancy Pelosi and Seth Rogen and … aww, heck — we’ll just let them tell you themselves.
Roots drummer Questlove is “not a weed smoker,” but he’s still urging California (and other states) to #legalizeit.
Doesn't matter if I'm not a weed smoker. I am for the decriminalization of weed possession https://t.co/KqnVhH28Cm #LegalizeCA2016
— Questlove Gomez (@questlove) November 8, 2016
Comedian and activist Tommy Chong isn’t playing favorites to Proposition 64 in California or Maine’s Question 1 — he’s simply voting for marijuana, as his T-shirt suggest.
Vote for Marijuana. #Election pic.twitter.com/ax5kIsJJcj
— Tommy Chong (@tommychong) November 8, 2016
Actor Seth Rogen is (obviously) voting for legal adult-use cannabis in his homestate of California.
I'm (obviously) voting YES on Prop 64 in CA because I support legal, recreational marijuana!!!!!!!
— Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) November 7, 2016
Rapper La’Reonte Wright (better known as Dizzy Wright) is all about that legalization game.
I'm that weird dude that really loves his marijuana aha #WeNeedToLegalizeIt pic.twitter.com/f0S9Q3fTyW
— Dizzy Wright (@DizzyWright) November 7, 2016
Former NFL wide receiver Randy Moss — “widely considered among the greatest wide receivers of all time,” according to his Wiki entry — says medical marijuana “definitely should be in our game.”
"When I look at medicinal use for marijuana, I think it definitely should be in our game." – @randymoss https://t.co/7jE23tT8bd
— NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) November 6, 2016
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said a few days ago, “I will vote for it” — it being Proposition 64.
Nancy Pelosi says she plans to vote in favor of a California proposition to legalize marijuana https://t.co/q3m2T7EjBr pic.twitter.com/SEv61OcRGQ
— CNN (@CNN) November 6, 2016
Heisman Trophy-winning former football player Charles Woodson said, “I think it’s absolutely time to put more and more research into (cannabis component) CBD.”
Charles Woodson on how medicinal marijuana can benefit NFL players pic.twitter.com/MsNUeRlHEF
— Marijuana Posts™ (@MarijuanaPosts) November 6, 2016
Stand-up comic Duncan Trussell, best known for The Duncan Trussell Family Hour podcast and his appearances on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast, is just saying yes to weed — but no to condoms?
YES on marijuana NO on condoms WRITE IN: bag of tarantulas #calivote
— Duncan Trussell PhD (@duncantrussell) November 6, 2016
Rapper Killer Mike is taking that one step further — by telling his fans to not vote for any politician who doesn’t support “weed decriminalization,” which he notes would “(ends stop and frisk by proxy).”
Killer Mike says black voters shouldn’t vote in politicians not offering change on marijuana, police brutality, more https://t.co/dZvtCt7zme
— Pitchfork (@pitchfork) November 5, 2016
And of course 420 icon Snoop Dogg is spelling out the word “VOTE” in ground cannabis flower.
#electionday #prop64 #Repost @merryjane
VOTE ABOUT IT, SMOKE ABOUT IT #vote … https://t.co/yc80Qr6MKl pic.twitter.com/q8oghzBazo
— Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg) November 8, 2016