Need to better understand COVID-19? The Trump administration thought weed-friendly celebs like Seth Rogen and Joe Rogan could help

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What do Seth Rogen, Joe Rogan and Kim Kardashian have in common? The answer for the first two might be glaringly obvious, but what about the third? The answer seems to be the “PSA Celebrity Tracker,” a database released last month that lists almost 275 vetted celebrities, according to Marijuana Moment . Great ‘green’ broom sweeps across the U.S., clearing the path to legalize weed in several states Is cannabis the secret to a great first pitch? Poll: Majority of Republicans support Kamala Harris’ plans to legalize weed But that common ground disintegrates when it comes to people on the list and the reason for the list in the first place: having high-profile celebrities available to serve as spokespersons to tout President Donald Trump’s COVID-19 plan. Obtained by Politico, the idea behind the list was for celebrities to take part in PSAs with themes like “Helping the President will Help the Country” and “defeat despair.” The list offers notes on prior convictions, political affiliations, policy positions on “liberal” issues like weed reform and same-sex marriage, demographics that the specific celebrity could target and if the celebrity in question was onboard. That many of the listed celebrities are clearly anti-Trump, perhaps partly because of his well-established anti-weed stance, seemed not to be an issue. That stance has repeatedly been made clear by the commander in chief’s past comments that consuming weed causes “an IQ problem” and his misty admiration for countries like Singapore and China and their harsh drug penalties. Rogen has already proved his PSA worth earlier this summer by lending his Twitter might to a B.C. government campaign aimed at encouraging young people to practice COVID-19 precautions. “People of British Columbia, do not go out to parties and BBQs and other large gatherings! The COVID is still out there,”…

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