The Roll-Up #53: CBD Is Legal, but Not for You

The DEA has rescheduled CBD, but only for formulations that have obtained full FDA approval. Of which there is currently a grand total of one. (CSA Images/iStock)

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 #53: CBD Is Legal, but Not for You

This week: Comedian Alyssa Yeoman joins Bruce & Ben to discuss the rescheduling of CBD, legal weed at LAX, smoking rules in Toronto, and Alaska’s killer mud flats.

What’s this 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, slightly elevated.

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Meet Alyssa Yeoman

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This week’s guest co-host is a rising star in the West Coast comedy scene. Keep up with her @AlyssaYEO on both Twitter and Instagram.

A recent set she did in Olympia is now on YouTube. Catch it here:

This Week’s News Stories

DEA Reschedules (Some) CBD: Ben Adlin reports on the DEA’s move to carve out a special place for the FDA-approved drug Epidiolex.

Cannabis in College Towns: Ben surveyed America’s best college-town dispensaries. It’s an 8-part series. Dude did a lot of work.

The Pax Era Ben Refused to Leave Behind: If you’ve got one, you know why he refused to abandon this indispensible device.

LAX Police Recognize Legalization: David Downs reports on the latest barrier to fall.

Twitter Follower of the Week:

We’re humbled to have @ErikaSchickel following us because we know her standards are high. A journalist, essayist, memoirist and performance artist, Schickel is the author of You’re Not the Boss of Me. Her second book, The Big Hurt, a memoir of romance in a post-romantic age, is expected soon.

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