The Roll-up bonus episode: How cannabis helped Carlos Santana get “truly hip and wise”


  • Last modified: December 15, 2020

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In this bonus ep, Leafly’s David Downs talks with legendary musician Carlos Santana about music, cannabis, San Francisco, and Santana’s new cannabis brand, Mirayo.

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Mirayo, Carlos Santana’s new line of cannabis products, includes these pre-roll tins designed with a modern take on the Santana aesthetic. (Images courtesy of Mirayo)

As a child, Carlos Santana watched his mother use local cannabis herbs to make homemade topical salves. “Once I learned what I learned from mom, and then the things that I learned in the Haight-Ashbury from the Hippies, then I realized that there were two different frequencies on this planet: the frequency of self-deception; and the frequency of self-discovery,” he told Leafly.

Mirayo is the next step on his journey of self-discovery.

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Carlos Santana (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)

Every Friday the Roll-Up crew—Bruce Barcott, Alyssa Yeoman, and Hannah Staton—dissect the week’s top cannabis stories and take a deep dive into a single issue. It’s a news and culture podcast, slightly elevated.

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