The Roll-Up #36: Is Dank Beer Even Legal?

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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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The Roll-Up

Episode 36: Is Dank Beer Even Legal?


This week: This week Dave flip-flops on dank beer (legal or not), Ben rates California’s gubernatorial contenders, and Bruce takes heat for a Jeff Sessions column.

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 34:

To Make Dank Beer, Brewers Forced to Get Creative

The Jeff Sessions Cannabis Crackdown Has Arrived—And It’s Awesome

Here’s Where California’s Next Governor Stands on Cannabis

World’s First Cannabis Bank Advances in California

Feds Refresh California Marijuana Strategy

Everybody Talks About Expunging Drug Convictions. Here’s How Seattle Did It


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