Date: Sunday, October 29
Location: Staver Locomotive – 2537 NW 29th Ave, Portland, OR 97210
That evening’s festivities were business, of a kind. Dope, a “cannabis lifestyle” magazine, was hosting its annual Oregon Dope Cup in Portland. The event is one of many that aspire to be the Oscars of the legal-cannabis industry. Laurie & MaryJane had won a Best Edible trophy at the previous Dope Cup, in Seattle, for its savory nuts.
DOPE Magazine hosted the Oregon DOPE Cup at Refuge PDX in Portland. Happy Oregonians spilled out of the venue and into the city streets, eager to join the festivities and excitedly sampling all the vendors had to offer.
The DOPE Cup is centered around the competition itself, a juried contest of flowers, concentrates, edibles and topicals. Most categories are judged in advance by a panel of local cannabis experts, but organizers are also giving the public a chance to cast their votes for day-of competitions…