With Simone Biles’ withdrawal from Olympic competition, the discussion of Black women, mental health, and cannabis comes full circle. In this episode we discuss the reaction to Biles’ decision, American sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson’s disqualification for using cannabis in a moment of extreme grief, and Serena Williams’ struggle with her own doctors.
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The Roll-Up: Leafly’s weekly cannabis news and culture podcast
Every Friday the Roll-Up crew—Bruce Barcott, Alyssa Yeoman, and Hannah Staton—dissect the week’s top cannabis stories and take a deep dive into a single issue. It’s a news and culture podcast, slightly elevated.