The Roll-Up #37: Everybody Legalizing Everywhere

In this Saturday, April 21, 2018 photo a vendor with puff, puff, pass, written on her finger nails, passes a cannabis cigarette to an attendee at the High Times 420 SoCal Cannabis Cup in San Bernardino, Calif. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

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 37: Everybody Legalizing Everywhere

This week: Congress unveils the STATES Act (and Trump approves, ‘probably’); the Canadian Senate votes to end prohibition; Colorado rejects autism and tasting rooms; and California bureau chief David Downs dissects the Golden State’s primary election results.

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 37:

FAQ: What the STATES Act Would Do, and Why It’s a Game-Changer

President Trump Will ‘Probably’ Back STATES Act to End Federal Prohibition

With Trump’s Support, STATES Act Could End Nationwide Cannabis Prohibition

Pro-Cannabis Candidates Clean Up In California Primary Election 2018

Amended Cannabis Act Passes Senate, Heads Back to House of Commons for Final Approval

The Ontario Election: What Does It Mean for Cannabis?

Marijuana ‘Tasting Rooms’ Bill Dies With Colorado Gov.’s Veto

Colorado Gov. Vetoes Autism as Medical Marijuana Condition

Crash or Cash: What’s Happening to California Cannabis Prices?

Ohio Will Miss Sept. 8 Deadline for Medical Marijuana Availability

Kenny Yuko, Furious MMJ Advocate

You go, Kenny Yuko! Vent your righteous fury.






From Radio WOSU:

Democratic Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko has been pushing for medical marijuana for years. He says officials from the state agency that oversees the medical marijuana program have told him none of the cultivators licensed by the state are growing marijuana right now and only one is close to starting the process.

“To say I was angry is an understatement,” Yuko says.

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