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The Roll-Up #48: Banksy, Banksters, and MedMen

August 24, 2018

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 #48: Banksy, Bankster, and MedMen

This week: MedMen’s blitz of the California cannabis marketplace is making waves, and writer Hayley Fox chats about her great investigative piece on the phenomenon. Meanwhile, Canada hosts its last humongous cannabis conference before federal legalization hits, and we parse the takeaways (including the importance of inviting high people to party at a Banksy exhibit). Also, Wells Fargo sucks.

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 that hits the sweet spot between stoned and scholarly.

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Stories Mentioned This Week



How MedMen Conquered the Most Cutthroat Market in Cannabis


Teen Cannabis Use Plummets Amid California Legalization, Data Reveal


International Cannabis and Billion-Dollar Buzz at Toronto’s MJBizCon

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The theme song for The Roll-Up is “Turn Me On,” from the EP of the same name by The Shivas. Check out their music on iTunes. For more about the band, see their home page, For more about The Bumble Buzz, see their home page here. The artist Naim Amor has a Bandcamp page with all his music here.

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