The Roll-Up #18: Erykah Badu Adds a Tour Date in Vermont

Erykah Badu attends the 8th Annual Essence Black Women in Music at NeueHouse Hollywood on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

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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Episode 18: Erykah Badu Adds a Tour Date in Vermont



This week: Vermont goes legal, Vancouver cops bust street sellers, Trump’s drug czar intern resigns, and Erykah Badu lauds the utility of the vinyl album cover.

What, are you not familiar with the show? Every Friday, Leafly editors Bruce Barcott, Ben Adlin, and Dave Schmader 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 that hits the sweet spot between stoned and scholarly.

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News Stories Mentioned In Episode 18:

Here’s What Vermont’s Legalization Law Allows—and Doesn’t

Vancouver Crackdown: Cops Bust Open-Air Cannabis Market Outside Vancouver Art Gallery

Ontario: Want Licensed Cannabis Lounges? Weigh in Now!

Jeff Sessions Giving You Trouble? Washington State AG Wants to Know

Which Universities in Canada Consume the Most Cannabis?

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About Our Music:

The theme song for The Roll-Up 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, This week’s musical excerpt is “Cleva” by Erykah Badu, from her classic Motown album Mama’s Gun, released in Nov. 2000.