Filmmaker Kevin Smith Promotes Marijuana Legalization Referendum In New Jersey

Filmmaker Kevin Smith Promotes Marijuana Legalization Referendum In New Jersey

Filmmaker Kevin Smith isn’t trying to convince New Jersey residents who should get their vote for president this November—but he does want voters in his home state to support a marijuana legalization referendum that will appear on the ballot. The cannabis culture icon of “Jay and Silent Bob” fame on Thursday urged his Twitter followers to “VOTE YES when you see State Public Question Number 1: Constitutional Amendment to Legalize Marijuana.” NEW JERSEY! It’s time to VOTE! But I’m not here to influence your choice of President – I’m here to beg you to VOTE YES when you see State Public Question Number 1: Constitutional Amendment to Legalize Marijuana. Silent Bob says “Only you can make the Garden State truly green!” pic.twitter.com/LtLcNSBI9r — KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) October 1, 2020 “Silent Bob says ‘Only you can make the Garden State truly green!’” Smith, whose pilot for a cannabis-themed web series “Hollyweed” debuted in 2018 but wasn’t picked up for a full run, wrote. This isn’t the actor and director’s first dip into drug policy reform advocacy this election cycle. In March, he recorded himself and Jason Mewes asking California officials to allow digital signature gathering amid the coronavirus pandemic for a marijuana initiative that a campaign hoped to qualify for the state’s ballot. That didn’t materialize, however. The official campaign pushing for the referendum’s approval welcomed Smith’s endorsement. “Making the Garden State green has been our goal since the beginning,” Axel Owen, campaign manager for NJ CAN 2020, told Marijuana Moment. “We…

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