Piece of Mind Event: OldsCool

Pieces L to R: Dosher, Eli x Knail x Marcel Collab, Royal x Beer Collab, Ease The Pacific Northwest has some of the the most talented glassblowers around; artists that are known worldwide for their in…

Omar Figueroa, Attorney at Law

As a cannabis freedom lawyer, Omar Figueroa has witnessed the impact of prohibition, and how it destroys people lives. “The only way to stop seeing this is to change the laws,” he says. So unlik…

Quantacann2 – Steep Hill Labs

Potency testing has been an integral part of the effort to bring cannabis out of the shadows as a socially acceptable and responsible product. Sending out individual samples for every strain and every…

NJ Weedman

NJ Weedman I’m black, so obviously I support this concept that my life matters too. I also grew up in the suburbs of South Jersey, in a two-parent middle class home… I officially entered the cannabis …

Changing ideas about addiction

The war on drugs has been waged for over 100 years. According to the Office of National Drug Control Policy, we spend $500 per second on the war on drugs. The consequences of this war are easy to iden…

Dr. Carl Hart

As the story goes, Dr. Carl Hart was living a good life as a successful black man when his past came back to haunt him. And that’s where this story begins. Why did I use the descriptor “black” when he…

CANNABIS AT THE OREGON STATE FAIR

In a welcome historic move, the Oregon State Fair allowed cannabis to be represented for the first time in its 150 years of existence! Any prior involvement was allowing signatures to be gathered to f…

Prison Profiteers

The United States incarcerates more of its citizens than any other nation on earth The War on Drugs allowed the for-profit prison industry to flourish; now the private-prison companies’ lobbyists want…

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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