Serra: Purveyor of Quality Drugs

The People At Serra, the process of being guided through the cannabis selection is a completely unique experience. First you are greeted by a docent, rather than a budtender. Docents typically act as …

Review: Shango

Shango Shango in Southeast Portland was among the first places I bought legal weed. I like the budtenders there, they’re eager and smart. A young fellow with glasses explained to me the concept of ‘go…

Review: Jayne PDX

Store Name: Jayne Jayne PDX - view from the outside of the dispensary The History Robb Arnold, founder of Jayne in Northeast Portland, is on a mission to master canna-business. A relative newcomer, Ar…

Review: Panacea

Strain close up from Panacea The Business: Panacea gives all their profits to social justice. Yes, all of them. The dispensary was established to raise funds for affordable LGBT Elder housing, and set…

Review: The Human Collective

Type of Store: Medical/Recreational Human Collective packaging History: Don Morse vividly remembers they day that local authorities raided his store, The Human Collective (THC) in 2012. “They took eve…

Review: The Grass Shack

Nug Jar Quietly set aside in a cute NE neighborhood, the Grass Shack is the epitome of a neighborhood hangout for those who enjoy cannabis. A true family business, it is owned by three sisters that gr…

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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