Travel the High Road: Five Fun Spots for the Cannabis Tourist | Cannabis Culture


From Harry Potter-themed pot parties to hip-hop dispensaries, getting high doesn’t have to be a solo experience.

These days, legal weed is the new fall foliage: a rare and special plant that requires a few hours journey to experience. But not every Apple Store-inspired dispensary or overdesigned pre-roll pack is worth the trip. Laws are so strict in most places that cannabis social spaces — like a bar but for pot — are few and far between. Still, some innovative entrepreneurs are conceiving of a future where marijuana integrates into our weekend fun as seamlessly as alcohol does now. Here are the ultimate destinations for the cannabis tourist.

Green Hop
Portland, Oregon

In the only state where it was literally illegal for black people to live until 1926, you might be surprised to find an entire cannabis dispensary devoted to hip hop history. But last summer, Green Hop founders Karanja Crews and Nicole Kennedy established a beacon of beats, vinyl, art and social justice.

– Read the entire article at Rolling Stone.