Big Data Comes to the Green Frontier

Leafly—the largest strain and dispensary database in the world, with over 300,000 reviews on a site that attracts 31 million page views per month—was sold to Seattle-based cannabis investment firm Pri…

Growing with Purpose

Recreational cannabis is spreading across the United States with ever-increasing popularity including the medical front, which continues to press forward in many states that choose to decriminalize th…

Discriminating Healthcare

Advocates for medical cannabis have been making great strides. More and more states are allowing for the use of medical cannabis and the versatile plant has gotten more positive press than ever before…

Branding Bud -Intro

Is Bob Marley the next Marlboro Man? Will there be a ‘Cannabis Section’ at Whole Foods in the near future? Will Aveda® or Dr. Bronners® create a line of “relaxing” THC infused body lotions? Branding a…

Incredibowl Industries

When you see the name Incredibowl, you might recall Snoop Dogg’s use of the company’s i420 Double Barrel Shotgun on stage during this year’s Riot Fest, or the video where Incredibowl’s owner, Mike Cup…

Treat Yourself: Cannabis Body Products

The diversity of cannabis-infused products is ever expanding, and contemporary cannabis shops now over everything from cannabis-coffee pods to CBD acne treatment. Most of us have tried a lotion or tin…

#End4/20Shame: Evan Kopelson

A high-powered lawyer in the Los Angeles music industry, Evan Kopelson had what appeared to be the perfect life. Eating sushi dinners four times a week, expensive lunches every day, drinks every night…

As a lifestyle publication, DOPE Magazine is dedicated to creating purposeful, relevant conversations. When we printed our inaugural issue in 2011 we positioned ourselves in the cannabis arena as a team of professionals determined to normalize the plant. While cannabis remains the central theme of our brand, 2017 has marked a turning point in our progression. We’ve built a steadfast framework of inclusivity when speaking about gender, race, class, politics, family and culture—with the ethos DEFEND.

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