Category Archives: adult-use legalization

The Roll-up #200: Celebrating our 200th episode with Justin Bieber

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Bruce, Alyssa, and Hannah celebrate The Roll-up’s 200th episode with a look back at their favorite past episodes and guests, plus a discussion of the Chuck Schumer legalization bill and Justin Beiber’s cannabis shopping habits. OCB is one of the world’s largest rolling paper brands. They’ve been “One With Nature,” crafted naturally since 1918, so you can […]

The Roll-up bonus episode: ‘Seeds of Change’ author Janessa Bailey

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Bruce talks with Leafly Culture Editor Janessa Bailey about Seeds of Change: Strategies to create an equitable cannabis industry, a new report that takes a multifaceted look at the the cannabis industry and social justice. The report introduces the Leafly Equity Score, which assesses the progress of individual states in implementing the policies that create […]

Connecticut legalizes marijuana, becoming 19th state to regulate adult use

Connecticut is scheduled to become the 19th state to legalize the adult use of cannabis, as the state Legislature passed a bill earlier this morning. Gov. Ned Lamont is widely expected to sign it into law as soon as today. Starting July 1, it’s legal to possess up to 1.5 ounces. Look for retail sales […]

Connecticut just legalized marijuana. Here’s what happens next

Congratulations, Connecticut! The state Legislature approved a sweeping 300-page cannabis legalization and regulation bill on June 17, 2021. With Gov. Ned Lamont’s signature, the bill will become law and take effect on July 1, 2021. The full text of the new law is available here. Here’s what happens next. Is recreational cannabis legal right now? […]

The Roll-up #199: Strains of Summer

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Hannah buys a house, live performance resumes after the pandemic and David Downs joins the crew to talk about the strains of summer.  Get Lit on the strains of summer here OCB is one of the world’s largest rolling paper brands. They’ve been “One With Nature,” crafted naturally since 1918, so you can be confident you’ll have […]

Sorry, Connecticut, no legalization for you…yet

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HARTFORD, CT — The state Legislature on Wednesday, the final day of the General Assembly’s regular legislative session, approved a two-year, $46.3 billion state budget but failed to pass an adult-use marijuana legalization bill. A special session to consider the marijuana legalization bill could happen within the next couple of weeks. While the General Assembly […]

The Roll-up #196: Hemp wick vs butane lighter

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With Bruce away, Alyssa and Hannah are holding down the fort. They talk hemp wicks vs butane lighters. Seke Ballard pops in to talk Good Tree Capital and makes plans to come back. Then a hot list of Asian American owned cannabis brands you must try! Find Good Tree Capital at www.goodtree.capital  OCB is one of […]

The Roll-up #195: Time came for us and Mississippi

Time is so wild, right? Reflection and disappointment reign with the news in Mississippi, and the DEA allows scientists to finally test real-world weed. Alyssa chats with Arend Richard about creating and life after 30.  Find Arend Richard at www.theweedtube.com and get his sci-fi novel “Being Found” on Amazon. OCB is one of the world’s largest rolling paper brands. […]

The Roll-up #193: Delta-8 and ‘Weediatrics’

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Alyssa reports on her delta-8 experience, and interviews the producer of ‘Weediatrics,’ a new documentary film about families struggling to find healing through medical cannabis for their children. OCB is one of the world’s largest rolling paper brands. They’ve been “One With Nature,” crafted naturally since 1918, so you can be confident you’ll have a perfect session […]

The Roll-up #190: We found 2021’s best 4/20 events

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Let’s face it: 4/20 in 2020 was a disaster. In 2021, the celebrations are well-planned, super creative, and Covid-safe. We’ll see you in the Glendale Sears parking lot. OCB is one of the world’s largest rolling paper brands. They’ve been “One With Nature,” crafted naturally since 1918, so you can be confident you’ll have a perfect session […]