The Roll-Up features Leafly editors Bruce Barcott, Ben Adlin, and Dave Schmader in a Friday morning roundtable about the week’s top cannabis news.
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This week: Utah abandons Prop. 2, smash-and-grab thieves get ripped off by a Denver dispensary, infused gummies go bye-bye in Washington, and Elon Musk fails to impress his girlfriend.
What’s this show? Every Friday the Roll-Up crew—Bruce Barcott, Ben Adlin, and Alyssa Yeoman—dissect the week’s top stories in cannabis with analysis, arguments, jokes, and obscure cultural references.
The Roll-Up: It’s a news and culture podcast, slightly elevated.
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Meet Alyssa Yeoman
Our new co-host is a rising star in the West Coast comedy scene. Keep up with her @AlyssaYEO on both Twitter and Instagram, and catch her live at the 10,000 Laughs Comedy Festival in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Oct. 17-20.
A recent set she did in Olympia is now on YouTube. Catch it here:
This Week’s News Stories
Utah Abandons Prop. 2: Bruce Barcott reports on the deal to legalize medical cannabis through the state legislature.
Washington Cracks Down on Gummy Sales: Stock up now, because they’re going away.
Phoenix Kills a Wrongheaded MMJ Tax: City council members took one look at the rates and gave it a hard no.
Massachusetts Issues Retail Licenses but You Still Can’t Buy: The interminable wait continues.
Ricky Williams Talks Cannabis With the Roll-Up Crew: An exclusive Leafly interview with the former NFL great.
About Our Music:
Our weekly theme song is “Turn Me On,” from the EP of the same name by The Shivas. Check out their music on iTunes. For more about the band, see their home page, theshivas.org.