How come weed used to be called dope?

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  • Dope hadnt been turned into the slang word it is now. It meant DRUGS.

  • 8 months ago

    it is still  called dope.

  • blank
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    It still is sometimes.

  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    Because old people group together any drug and call it dope

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  • Vela
    Lv 6
    8 months ago

    Because of Dopamine, which plays a role in how we feel pleasure.

    And, recreational drugs are intoxicating.

  • 8 months ago

    It is meant to be a derogatory term by those that believe that people that use drugs are dopes.

  • David
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Are you so dopey that you don't know that weed can send you dopey?

  • Mog
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Because the Nixon administration suffocated some monkeys with cannabis smoke and dissected their brains to find brain damage. What they didn’t tell the public was that any suffocation, regardless of the type of smoke, causes brain damage. 

  • Sandy
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    it kinda makes you goofy. but that's the fun part. LOL!

  • Lôn
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    It made a dope out of people who smoked it.

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