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What Were the Most Popular Strains on 4/20?

With another 4/20 in the books, we at Leafly took a peek to see which strains our visitors were most curious about on the most cannabis-friendly day of the year. In case you want to keep the celebrations going through the weekend, here are the top 10 strains that were searched for throughout the day.

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Leafly Blue Dream hybrid cannabis strain  1. Blue Dream

No real surprise here, Blue Dream has been one of the top strains on Leafly from day one, and continues to be one of the most popular and well-known cannabis strains in the world. The strain is a sativa-dominant hybrid originating in California, achieving legendary status among West Coast strains. A cross between Blueberry indica with the sativa Haze, Blue Dream balances full-body relaxation with gentle cerebral invigoration.

The “Bayer” aspirin of bud that should be in every medicine cabinet. Smoking is slightly blueberry and harsher then expected. Vaporized it’s smooth and has a perk up and get er done benefit. Nice well rounded, daytime medication that is not sedating. – Free_Byrd

Leafly Girl Scout Cookies hybrid cannabis strain  2. Girl Scout Cookies

Another popular strain among Leafly users, Girl Scout Cookies, or GSC, is an OG Kush and Durban Poison hybrid cross whose reputation grew too large to stay within the borders of its California homeland. Girl Scout Cookies launches you to euphoria’s top floor, where full-body relaxation meets a time-bending cerebral space. A little goes a long way with this hybrid, whose THC heights have won Girl Scout Cookies several Cannabis Cup awards.

This is one of my favorite strains!!! I am a daily user and the effects for me are very strong and intense and, very enjoyable. For me, mostly a head high. It makes me talkative, happy, goofy and generally in good spirits. – kimdavis3

Leafly Sour Diesel sativa cannabis strain  3. Sour Diesel

Sometimes known as Sour D (and one of my preferred cannabis strains), Sour Diesel is an invigorating sativa-dominant strain named after its pungent, diesel-like aroma. This fast-acting strain delivers a punch of energy, along with dreamy cerebral effects that have pushed Sour D to its legendary status. Main medical uses for this strain include dealing with stress, pain, and depression. The strain is believed to have descended from Chemdawg 91 and Super Skunk.

Another of my personal favorites. Extremely cerebral whenever I consumed it, but, as many others have pointed out, there really is no “couch-lock.” It makes your frontal lobe act in ways you could never have imagined. It’s almost like Sour Diesel is a key, a key that opens up whole realms of your mind that you were once ignorant of. A++ Will smoke again. – Dr. Zimbardo

Leafly Gorilla Glue #4 hybrid cannabis strain  4. Gorilla Glue #4

A rapid riser among Leafly users, Gorilla Glue #4, developed by GG Strains, is a very potent hybrid strain that delivers heavy-handed euphoria and relaxation, leaving you feeling “glued” to the couch—hence its name. It has chunky, resin-covered buds that fill the room with a pungent earthy and sour aroma, which are inherited from its parent strains, Chem’s Sister, Sour Dubb, and Chocolate Diesel.

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This strain has provided me with one of the more intense body and head highs of any strain that I have reviewed to date. The high came on almost immediately, and was pretty intense in terms of its psychedelic intensity, the body high was great also, I felt lethargically focused, if that makes any sense. I was in full effect of the indica part also, and here is what I mean. I needed a seat belt for reality, but I was intensely focused on the movie I had on, “The Big Lebowski”. – chronicallymedicated

Leafly OG Kush hybrid cannabis strain  5. OG Kush

This cannabis strain makes up the genetic backbone of West Coast cannabis varieties, but despite its ubiquity, OG Kush’s genetic origins remain a mystery. Popular in pop culture, as you’ve probably heard its name dropped in a rap song or two, OG Kush is cherished for its ability to crush stress under the weight of its heavy euphoria. It carries an earthy pine and sour lemon scent with woody undertones, an aroma that has become the signature of OG Kush varieties and descendants. Medically, OG Kush can improve migraine symptoms, and ADD/ADHD, along with stress disorders.

These nugs were dark and massive, fairly dense with a piney chocolate smell and covered in orange hairs and crystals. Overall it looked like the definition of DANK, very difficult to bust up too. But the high was something else, very uplifting and social buzz kicks in within a few minutes followed by euphoria and body buzz, powerful and very talkative high. A MUST TRY!! dont pass it up, its a beautiful strain! – flyguywill

Leafly Green Crack sativa cannabis strain  6. Green Crack

First of all, don’t let the name fool you… or scare you away. This is purely cannabis, and a kick-ass cannabis strain at that. Few strains compare to Green Crack’s sharp energy and focus, as it induces an invigorating mental buzz that keeps you going throughout the day. With a tangy, fruity flavor redolent of mango, Green Crack is the perfect daytime medication for patients treating fatigue, stress, and depression. Because its name perpetuates a negative image of cannabis, some people have taken to calling this strain Cush (with a “C”) or Green Cush instead.

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one of the best strains you can get your hands on. GC is always know to provide effects for even veteran consumers after only a few hits. GC is a crowd favorite due to its high potency and overall cerebral invigoration. If you love that energetic, happy, euphoric-uplifted feeling then this is the perfect sativa for you – mjl9694

Leafly Granddaddy Purple indica cannabis strain  7. Granddaddy Purple

A legend throughout the cannabis industry, Granddaddy Purple was introduced in 2003 by Ken Estes. Also known as GDP, it’s a famous indica cross between Purple Urkle and Big Bud. This California staple inherits a complex grape and berry aroma from its Purple Urkle parent, while Big Bud passes on its oversized, compact bud structure. Its potent psychoactive effects are clearly detectable in both mind and body, delivering a fusion of cerebral euphoria and physical relaxation. While your thoughts may float in a dreamy buzz, your body is more likely to find itself fixed in one spot for the duration of GDP’s effects.

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The taste is so sweet. The smoke is thick and heavy with the sweet under taste. Nice! 5 minutes later….nothing. No effects whatsoever. 10 minutes in, my only effect was boredom. No! 15 minutes in, I decided I must have inhaled wrong or something. 17 minutes in, just as I was going to grab the bong for another go HELLO GRANDDADDY! To say I was stoned would be an understatement. I’m pretty sure my butt melded with the couch. – hellykitty7757

Leafly White Widow hybrid cannabis strain  8. White Widow

Another strain that is known worldwide, White Widow is a balanced hybrid bred in the Netherlands by Green House Seeds. A cross between a Brazilian sativa landrace and a resin-heavy South Indian indica, White Widow has blessed every Dutch coffeeshop menu since its birth in the 1990s. Its buds are white with crystal resin, warning you of the potent effects to come. A powerful burst of euphoria and energy breaks through immediately, stimulating both conversation and creativity.

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White Widow is the perfect daytime smoke, great for if you need to medicate but yet also get some things done. Just be careful it will make you smile if you smoke too much it will give you a permagrin and make you laugh! – willwork4bud

Leafly Jack Herer sativa cannabis strain  9. Jack Herer

Jack Herer is a sativa-dominant cannabis strain that has gained as much renown as its namesake, the marijuana activist and author of The Emperor Wears No Clothes. Combining a Haze hybrid with a Northern Lights #5 and Shiva Skunk cross, Sensi Seeds created Jack Herer hoping to capture both the cerebral elevation associated with sativas and the heavy resin production of indicas. Jack Herer was created in the Netherlands in the mid-1990s, where it was later distributed by Dutch pharmacies as a recognized medical-grade strain.

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Jack Herer is my morning medicine. I take it daily every morning before work, and it turns me into a happy, focused, energized person completely capable of working and talking to people without tripping over my tongue. I was severely depressed for several months, then I started taking Jack every morning and my world view changed completely. – dbvapor

Leafly Bubba Kush indica cannabis strain  10. Bubba Kush

Bubba Kush is an indica strain that has gained notoriety in the U.S. and beyond for its heavy tranquilizing effects. Sweet hashish flavors with subtle notes of chocolate and coffee come through on the exhale, delighting the palate as powerful relaxation takes over. From head to toe, muscles ease with heaviness as dreamy euphoria blankets the mind, crushing stress while coercing happy moods.

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Effects are classic indica; sleepy hungry and happy. A moderate dose results in a feeling just short of couchlock, allowing you to stay mobile, but at the same time making you chair feel insanely comftorable. The high left me clear headed, I was able to respond well and carry on an intelligetnt conversation. At the same time i was also able to enjoy the music that was playing. – highdealist


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New Strains Alert: Truffle Butter, Flo OG, Cookie Breath, and More

Another 4/20 has come and gone like a plume of smoke hustled off by the winds of spring, but I’m still here to dish up week’s New Strains Alert. Our collection of cannabis cuts begins with a heroic, eye patch-toting Cookies cross called Jack Burton, named for the protagonist of Big Trouble in Little China, played by the one and only Kurt Russell.

But the Cookies don’t end there! Shaman Stinky Steve hit us with his purple Cookie Breath phenotype, toting wine and pine terpenes with a touch of the pungent and unmistakable Cookies stank. For OG connoisseurs looking to add some sweetness to their weekend, find Flo OG, a noble homage to DJ Short’s Flo, as well as Chocolate OG, a True OG x Chocolate Rain cross even Tay Zonday could approve of.

If you’ve had the good fortune to find and try any of these strains, drop a review and share your experience with the community. Like cannabis and fire, we are better off together.

Shaman Stinky Steve is at it again! Stinky Steve bred together Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies, Forum Cut GSC, and OG Kush Breath 2.0 to create this unique purple phenotype. Cookie Breath emits the earthy, doughy aroma Cookies is known for, intermixed with notes of grape and wine. The dark nugs are coated with glittering purple trichomes said to produce purple-tinted rosin and hash. It hits with a one-two punch to the mind and body, leaving a stimulating sizzle between the ears while the body ebbs between fits of the munchies and sedative bliss. Enjoy Cookie Breath in moderation as this strain has been known to push 30% THC.

Flo OG is a sweet indica-dominant strain with creative effects. Known as a functional indica, Flo OG combines the quality genetics of Flo (by DJ Short) and Rare Dankness #1 (from Rare Dankness Seeds) to create a strain that stimulates the mind while going easy on the body. This strain’s hazy euphoria takes effect immediately as the body buzzes with a gentle relaxing warmth. Enjoy Flo OG to improve mood, curb depression, and promote rest (in higher doses).

Chocolate OG by is another chocolatey genetic cross from THClones. This strain was created through the union of pungent parent strains True OG and Chocolate Rain. Its indica-dominant genetics offer relaxing qualities that get heavier with continued consumption. Giggly euphoria and bright citrus/grapefruit aromas speak to traditional OG attributes inherited from True OG. The taste takes on a cheesy, nutty flavor upon combustion, leaving a savory note on the palate.

Tonics Web is a seed-only strain from THClones. This flower was bred by blending the ever-popular and CBD-rich Charlotte’s Web with Chocolate Tonic. Together they create a sweet and savory bouquet of coffee, pine, and citrus, delivering tingly physical effects that lead to couch lock. The mental state is creative, but stunted by the strain’s heavy relaxation. As with most indicas, Tonics Web is best utilized at night to harness the powerful sedation native to this strain.

Truffle Butter by THClones is a sedating genetic cross with sweet terpenes. Created by crossing Gelato and Chocolate Kush, this strain’s aroma is a mixture of fruit, caramel, and floral notes. Truffle Butter gently sedates the body, turning even seasoned consumers into lethargic couch potatoes. This strain’s relaxing qualities make it ideal for abating stress and insomnia.

Jack Burton by THClones is a sensuous indica-dominant strain born from two distinct Cookie crosses. Created by combining Fortune Cookies and Thai Cookies, Jack Burton draws out each strain’s sweet, pungent aromas while offering consumers long-lasting physical effects that titillate the senses. The terpene profile is buttery and floral while the strain’s subtle euphoria tempers focus and uplifts the mind. Enjoy at the end of the day to indulge in Jack Burton’s physical benefits with your partner or significant other.

Black Cherry Pie is a fruity strain with colorful foliage. Created by Green Mountain Collective, this strain is the genetic offspring of Blackberry Kush and Cherry Pie. These genetics are exhibited in the deep purple hues overlaid by jade green buds with orange hairs, as well as in the pungent woody aroma smeared with tart blackberry. Black Cherry Pie’s physical effects soothe nausea and minor aches and pains while keeping the mind aloof and creative. Its bright mind and semi-sedative effects make it a natural complement for indoor activities and relaxed evenings.


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10 Albums to Get High to on 4/20

When it comes to “HighTunes,” I look for a certain feel. I like to listen to music that my soul can hear. I want the music to grab me and take me a place in my mind/heart that I wasn’t even aware existed.

To help capture that feeling today, I’ve created a list of albums that perfectly illustrate what I mean, and since we’re family, I’m going to share it with you because I want your 4/20 to be musically perfect. So load a bow (or five), throw on one of these albums, and enjoy the day/night to the best of your abilities.

Drake – More Life

Off top, I’ve GOT to put my man Drizzy Drake Rogers on this list for the masterpiece that is More Life. Yes, I said masterpiece, because it’s the exact project I’ve been waiting for Drake to give us since So Far Gone. To be honest, I think it’s his best work ever. At the risk of sounding Yes Julz-ish, that shit is a serious vibe. Just let the “Passionfruit” roll into “Get It Together” and tell me you don’t feel that warmth in your heart.

Strain Pairing: Blue Dream

Blue Dream’s my favorite strain; Drake’s my favorite artist; More Life’s my favorite project. It just feels right. Blue Dream mellows me out without putting me on my ass, which is exactly the type of strain I’ll need when I’m two-stepping with your mother on a Caribbean Island to “Madiba Riddim.”

Smino – blkswn

A Twitter friend of mine has been raving about Smino Brown for quite some time. However, because I’m stubborn and wack, I hadn’t given him a real chance until now, and I must say: I SHOULD NOT HAVE SLEPT ON THAT BOY SMINO AKA SMEETY PABLO (listen to the “blkswn” song and you’ll catch this). You shouldn’t, either. Learn from my mistakes. Get you a nice heavily-THC’d strain and fall deep into blkswn. Your ears and lungs will thank you.

Strain Pairing: Girl Scout Cookies

Due to blkswn having a sort of dark, nighttime chill vibe to it, I’d suggest Girl Scout Cookies for the occasion. It’s a hybrid that’ll take you to the promised land of relaxation. Look it up on Leafly and it says GSC “launches you to euphoria’s top floor where full-body relaxation meets a time-bending cerebral space.” That’s the exact zone you want to be in for blkswn.

Ravyn Lanae – Moon Shoes EP

I heard Ravyn on Smino’s album and said, “Oh hell yeah, I have to check her out ASAP.” So I did, and boy…this woman’s voice is something special. It really touches my soul and makes me feel some type of way. If I had to describe her voice, “audio freedom” is a phrase that comes to mind.

The EP is very appropriately titled, as it really makes me feel like I’m walking on the moon. When I first listened to Moon Shoes EP, I had to step outside and just stare at the sky as airplanes soared by. That’s how I felt, and if you live in a place that affords you that opportunity, you should do the very same.

Strain Pairing: Full Moon

Did you really think I wasn’t going to suggest a moon-related strain? Come on, now. Full Moon is the strain you want here. Read up on it and you’ll see that it’s a strong-ass sativa that produces a trippy, visually stimulating high, which is perfect for standing outside and staring at airplanes in the sky.

Post Malone – Stoney

Judging by my Twitter timeline when this album first dropped, the reviews were pretty mixed. But I thought it was a good album and an especially great stoner album (hence the name). For some reason, I really like Post Malone. Maybe it’s the instrumentation in the songs, maybe it’s his voice, or maybe it’s a mix of both, but either way, this album (specifically, songs like “Too Young,” “Congratulations,” and “Patient”) gives me this sort of “Man…life’s kind of fun, huh?” feeling that I can’t escape.

Strain Pairing: OG Cheese

I’ve only smoked OG Cheese a couple of times, but I remember it giving me a very comfortable feeling without putting me out of commission. I could smoke and do stuff, but I was still high enough to be like “Ay…yo…I’m stoned.” Find it, buy it, smoke it, get Stoney.

(Sidebar: It really does kind of smell like cheese. It’s kind of wild.)

Xavier Omär & Sango – The Hours Spent Loving You

Formerly known as SPZRKT, Xavier Omär’s voice mixed with Sango’s beats are a match made in heaven. Love can be a tough thing to chase, but listen to this album and it’ll have you writing love letters to strangers on some Joaquin Phoenix in Her shit. This album is the epitome of the “get high and listen to feel-good, good energy, singy-type tunes” sort of mood.

Next to Drake’s More Life, this is 100% my favorite thing to listen to right now. You can just press play and let Xavier Omär and Sango take you on a musical expedition. I have no clue how I found The Hours Spent Loving You, nor do I know why I haven’t heard of these guys until now, but just know I’ve spent the past four days in a cloud of Green Crack with this shit on repeat.

Strain Pairing: Green Crack

Green Crack is a good strain for this album because you can smoke it and keep moving around. The album has a little bounce to it, so it’s good to jam to when you’re running errands or just being active in general. The other day I took a couple hits of Green Crack from the one-hitter, then ran a mile (running is hard; 1 mile is my limit) to The Hours Spent Loving You, and it was a very rewarding experience. Green Crack had me feeling so good that I might even up it to 1.5 miles next time I run to this album. WHO KNOWS?! ANYTHING’S POSSIBLE.

Syd – Fin

If you’re familiar with The Internet (the band, not the thing that’s allowing you to read this article right now), you already know how busy Syd gets in the realm of vocal talent. If you don’t about Syd, I suggest you visit The Internet’s Ego Death immediately. She absolutely floats on that album, much like she does on Fin. It’s her solo debut, and if this is the type of music we have to look forward to, I’m all in.

Fin is one of my favorite projects of the year. It jams, yo. Especially at night. Get you a nighttime bud, sink into the couch, and let Fin play through the nearest speaker at maximum volume.

Strain Pairing: Northern Lights

Every single time I’ve smoked this strain, it has put me in the sleeper hold. I’m unable to move, speak, or do anything other than basic human functions. That’s what you want for this album. You want to smoke something that’ll have you sitting there thinking, “Wow, this album is incredible. Can’t wait until I can feel my face again so I can sing along to it.” Northern Lights’ll do the trick.

Josh Sallee – Hush Hush

Chances are you haven’t heard of Josh Sallee, as he’s currently a local artist out of Oklahoma City. But don’t let the unfair negative connotation of “local” fool you; this man makes great music. I’ve been listening to him for a while, and Hush Hush is definitely his best project thus far. It’s deep; it’s personal; it’s honest; it’s introspective; it’s everything that you feel when you’re super high and thinking about your goals in life.

And that’s exactly why it’s on the list. It’s the perfect album to face an L to at 1:43 a.m. as you ponder if it’s time for you to quit your day job and become a full-time writer. (Or, ya know, whatever dream/goal is relative to you.) This is one of those albums that makes you sink within yourself, which is why I suggest a strong indica for the occasion.

Strain Pairing: Chemdawg

For a heavy album, you need a heavy strain, and I can tell you from experience that Chemdawg is exactly that. It’s so potent that you have no choice but to melt into your brain and get lost within your thoughts. Light that up, play this album, and I guarantee you’ll be locked into deep thought about life for its entirety.

Russ – Pink Elephant

I’ve been on Russ for a cool minute, just waiting for him to gain some traction behind his music. Turns out it’s finally happening. With hits like “What They Want” and “Losing Control,” he’s really starting to climb into the light.

If you aren’t familiar with the boy, Pink Elephant is a great introduction to him. His rap and singing talents, combined with his real life relatable content and a unique sound, make his music like a breath of fresh air. I love Russ, man. The way I feel when listening to him is the same way I felt listening to Drake for the first time in 2007. (Yes, I did just hit you with a “Man, I was on Drake before everybody!”)

Strain Pairing: Maui Wowie

Listening to Russ always puts me in a good mood, so I need a strain that matches that emotion. Maui Wowie does the trick. It’s such a feel-good strain that’ll actually give you a boost of energy as well. I don’t know, man, I smoke MW and I’m all smiles and happiness. The same happens when I listen to Pink Elephant (“Goodbye” and “Problem Child” = JAMS).

Khalid – American Teen

Boy oh boy, if this shit ain’t a sunroof open/windows down/just hop in the car and ride out type of album then I don’t know what it is. I listened to this for the first time on the drive back from Houston to Dallas a few weeks ago and after a while, I didn’t even realize I was driving anymore. My brain had gone full autopilot to this album. I just hit that cruise control and zoned out for a cool three hours until I was finally in my driveway. It’s good, man.

Khalid is extremely talented and American Teen is the proof. I suggest getting high, tossing on some headphones, and going on a walk of relaxation to this album.

Strain Pairing: Island Sweet Skunk

It’s a tropical-flavored sativa that makes you feel good. That’s pretty much all I can say about Island Sweet Skunk. I’ve had the pleasure of smoking it a few times and it’s a great strain for someone looking for a lift in energy and mood. Pair this strain with the album to maximize the effects of the entire experience. Island Sweet Skunk will not let you down.

Sango – North

How do you feel about instrumental albums? They go hard, right? Isn’t it dope how you can cue one up, get high, and just let your brain melt into the music until you feel like you’ve been listening to one long-ass song for 38 straight minutes? If you answered “yes” to any of that, Sango’s North album is the treat you’ve been craving.

I mentioned Sango earlier, but I’d consider The Hours Spent Loving You to be more of Xavier Omär’s album than his. It’s a voice vs. beat king of thing. But North is all Sango and his production genius. It took me three songs to realize that I hadn’t really heard any words, and that’s how I knew North was doing its job.

Strain: Death Star

Have you ever had Death Star? I had it ONE time and I still think about it every single day. That shit was strooooong. Like, extremely strong. I took two hits off a blunt of Death Star and I was like “Yo, I might be good on the rest of that.” That’s why it goes so well with North, because you won’t be able to focus on a damn thing when smoking this strain. The good news is with an instrumental album, you don’t need focus. You just need to close your eyes and open your mind. Death Star is the vehicle to get you there.


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Strains You’ll Want to Enjoy on 4/20

The cannabis community is massive, varied, and growing, containing unique people and plants thriving in legal cannabis states around the country, and now, around the world (way to go, Uruguay!). With 4/20 right around the corner, Leafly wanted to take a closer look at what strains the collective cannabis community sought after on the dankest day in question.

Top 10 Strains Viewed on 4/20/2016

  1. Blue Dream, Hybrid
  2. Girl Scout Cookies, Hybrid
  3. Sour Diesel, Sativa
  4. Gorilla Glue #4, Hybrid
  5. OG Kush, Hybrid
  6. Green Crack, Sativa
  7. Granddaddy Purple, Indica
  8. White Widow, Hybrid
  9. Jack Herer, Sativa
  10. Pineapple Express, Hybrid

Top 10 Strains Viewed on 4/20/2015

  1. Blue Dream, Hybrid
  2. Girl Scout Cookies, Hybrid
  3. Sour Diesel, Sativa
  4. OG Kush, Hybrid
  5. Green Crack, Sativa
  6. Granddaddy Purple, Indica
  7. White Widow, Hybrid
  8. Jack Herer, Sativa
  9. Bubba Kush, Indica
  10. Northern Lights, Indica

As you can see, not much has changed, but a few strains climbed the ranks year over year while some others jumped ship. Gorilla Glue #4 made some big moves and Pineapple Express continued to solidify its position in the cannabis cannon (with the help of and shameless self-promotion by Seth Rogen and pals),

These lists indicate the inherent popularity of certain strains, but they also define strains that dispensaries readily stock to deliver what the cannabis populous craves. If you gather a few grams of these 4/20 crowd-pleasers, consider pairing them with the following activities.

Leafly Jack Herer sativa cannabis strain  Jack Herer, on the way to a 4/20 party:

Jack Herer is a clear-headed sativa that can stimulate the body and mind with motivating energy. This invigorating cross is more than welcome during all manners of pre-function celebration. A small hit can easily carry the consumer to their destination with a clarity-driven buzz that can prompt conversation without being too heady.

Leafly OG Kush hybrid cannabis strain  OG Kush, because sharing is caring:

OG Kush is the go-to crowd pleaser. This evening, balanced strain is chocked to the brim with euphoria while its physical effects remain mid-level and functional. This strain can still rock newbies, but not so much as to knock them out or blow their mind. Expect smiles and giggles with an ever-so gentle warmth that caresses the limbs. If you have an opportunity to dance, take it; OG Kush is a great dance.

Leafly Granddaddy Purple indica cannabis strain  Granddaddy Purple to lean back and bring the party home:

GDP is a knockout. The weighed physical effects start in the head and melt down over the limbs, relaxing the consumer and adhering them to whatever piece of furniture they are sitting on. Order take out or a pizza because the likelihood is that you’d love to eat food, but preparing it is out of the question. Sleep is not far behind, so plan accordingly.

My Picks for 4/20 Celebrations

Personally, I recommend picking up one of the following options if they’re available at a dispensary near you:

Leafly Jillybean hybrid cannabis strain  Jillybean, for the bliss ninny:

Jillybean is a gleeful sativa-dominant hybrid strain. This sweet, upbeat cut enhances everyday activities by smoothing out rough edges and changing the weather in any room to sunny. Usually accompanied by high doses of limonene, Jillybean’s bright terpene profile juxtaposes well against its luminous euphoria.

Leafly Remedy indica cannabis strain   Remedy, a strain for any season:

This indica-dominant CBD strain has been known to produce 20:1 CBD/THC ratios and offers up a kind, functional buzz. With an herbaceous, skunky aroma that adds complexity to the overall experience, Remedy can help settle stomachs, abate minor pain, and lessen anxiety without much in the way of psychoactive effects.


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New Strains Alert: Straight A’s Haze, LA Kookies, White Bubble Gum, and More

Welcome back to another New Strains Alert! This week, sweet terpenes are on the menu and can be found in two Bubble Gum crosses: Cashus Clay and White Bubblegum; two sedating Kush crosses: Phantom Arrow and OG LAK; a special Delahaze phenotype that scores HIGH; and a Chocolate Meringue strain to prepare your palate for next week’s chocolate themed New Strains Alert. If you’ve had the pleasure of any of these new cuts, please share a review and help guide other cannabis consumers through the experience. Work hard, play hard, go hard! 4/20 here we come!

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Straight A’s Haze by Cereal Killer Genetics is a special phenotype for Haze aficionados. This unique incarnation of Paradise Seeds’ Delahaze is a clarity-driven strain with a complex, spicy terpene profile. The grower, Shaman Stinky Steve, noted hints of nutmeg, pepper, cinnamon, and incense as well a motivating body high that promotes activity. Straight A’s is also known as “Clean the Garage Haze,” as Steve found himself doing chores, acing his classes, and losing weight “ever since this strain came into [his] life.”

Chocolate Meringue is another sweet offering by THClones. Created by crossing Lemon Tree with Chocolate Kush, Chocolate Meringue imbues consumers with a talkative, euphoric buzz known to elevate the mood and reduce stress. This blissful strain’s terpene profile is thick with honey, pine, cacao, and Meyer Lemon, making it especially sweet and zestful on the taste buds. This bulky, stress-melting indica is a great complement to social events and dinner plans.

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LA Kookies is Los Angeles Kush’s version of the legendary California native, Girl Scout Cookies. This strain takes a potent GSC phenotype and crosses it with OG Kush Breath, a genetic relative of GSC. This tertiary backcross enriches the strain’s Cookie attributes while enhancing its savory terpene profile. The aroma is pungent and doughy with touches of pine, while the flavor is sweet with candied cherries, butter cookies, and earth. This perfect middle-of-the-road hybrid relaxes the body while enhancing mood, making it a natural complement for consumers suffering from chronic pain.

Cashus Clay, also called Cash Kush, is a clone-only strain from THClones. This flavorful cross is a triumvirate of potent genetics, including True OG, Bubble Gum, and Master Kush. This trio combines rich berry terpenes and pleasurable body effects against a powerful mind expanding euphoria. Even with this strain’s deep indica lineage, the breeder swears by its focused, motivating qualities thus classifying it as a hybrid. Utilize Cashus Clay throughout the day, but mind your dosage. This potent strain can be potentially sedative for the inexperienced consumer.

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Phantom Arrow by Cereal Killer Genetics is another smelly treat from Shaman Stinky Steve. This indica-dominant cross of Purple Arrow and Phantom Kush is a powerful medicine for consumers suffering from anxiety, migraines, and chronic pain. Phantom Arrow’s stoney body effects settle behind the eyes and the forehead while seeping into the extremities as a subtle, calming warmth. The bouquet is a delicate arrangement of champagne, eucalyptus, cherry, and floral undertones that coat the palate on the exhale.

White Bubblegum by THClones is a sweet and sedative cross of frosty phenotypes.  Bred by crossing Snow White and Bubble Gum, White Bubblegum (aka Big League Chew) is slightly earthy but primarily sweet in aroma and flavor. Notes of fruit and earth blossom into a tangy cotton candy medley on the tongue after combustion/vaporization. This indica-dominant strain caresses the limbs with a steady current of relaxing vibes. The euphoria can be motivating for some consumers, acting synergistically with the strain’s calming qualities.

The self-titled Original Los Angeles Kush by Los Angeles Kush is an award winning indica with a THC percentage pushing 27%.The strain’s dense lime green nugs are sticky with resin and emit a deep aroma of pine and fuel. OG LAK brings amplified indica effects that sedate and weigh on the body. This restful mental and physical state makes OG LAK an excellent night cap or good medicine for consumers suffering from insomnia and chronic pain. Utilize the Original Los Angeles Kush in the evening to get the best results from this potent indica strain.


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Copy of – How Should You Spend Your 4/20? Take Our Quiz to Find Out

Our favorite “unofficial” cannabis holiday is fast approaching and it can be hard to pinpoint exactly what you should do. After all, there are many events and happenings surrounding this glorious day, including comedy shows and wild trips to cannabis–centric getaways. If your flush with decisions and need a little nudge in a certain direction, take our quiz to find out what best suits your preferences for celebration! Each result offers you some Leafly-approved products and activities that will make this coming 4/20 the best one yet.


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How Should You Spend Your 4/20? Take Our Quiz to Find Out

Our favorite “unofficial” cannabis holiday is fast approaching and it can be hard to pinpoint exactly what you should do. After all, there are many events and happenings surrounding this glorious day, including comedy shows and wild trips to cannabis-centric getaways.

If you’re flush with decisions and need a little nudge in a certain direction, take our quiz to find out what best suits your preferences for celebration! Each result offers you some Leafly-approved products and activities that will make this coming 4/20 the best one yet.

Already have your 4/20 planned out? Tell us about it in the comments below!


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10 Strains You Might Not Know Are Siblings

In honor of National Siblings Day, we decided to take a look at some of the most popular strains in cannabis and their offspring. There are quite a few strains that share genetics, but it just might surprise you to find out which strains are siblings.

GDP is one of the oldest and most well-known strains. Let’s check out the kiddos!

Candyland

This sativa-dominant hybrid is an award-winning strain from GDP and Bay Platinum Cookies. Its sativa side stems from the Platinum Cookies parent, which was created from OG Kush, Durban Poison, and a third unknown strain. Candyland is a rare sativa known for its relaxing relief from muscle aches with the added benefit of uplifting and stimulating effects.

Cherry Pie

Cherry Pie is renowned for its strong effects and high potency. The offspring of two cannabis heavyweights – GDP and Durban Poison – Cherry Pie has a fruity flavor and a high that can last several hours. Although there are claims that this strain tastes like real cherry pie, others compare the flavor to berries, much like the flavor of GDP. This sweet strain will melt away your stress and bring on a strong craving for your favorite munchies!

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Blueberry’s fruity genetics provide the backdrop for some of the most common and delicious strains.

Blue Dream

The “Blue” in this sativa-dominant celebrity strain comes from the Blue in Blueberry, while the Dream comes from another champion strain, Haze, a dreamy and euphoric sativa. Blue Dream is easily the most popular strain on Leafly and its mild, uplifting effects make it the perfect strain for novice smokers.

Berry White

Berry White may be the offspring of two legendary strains, but this relaxing indica is famous in its own right for its balanced effects and a euphoric escape from stress and anxiety. With parentage from Blueberry and the epic hybrid White Widow, Berry White tends to taste like overripe sour blueberries, and offers such mind-bending effects that you may forget you have arms.

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A freight train of a hybrid strain, Trainwreck is sure to knock your socks off. What about its offspring?

Casey Jones

Little history lesson for you: Casey Jones is the name of a famous train engineer who was killed in a train wreck in 1900. However, for those of you who were raised on Saturday morning 90s cartoons, the name may sound more familiar as the hockey-masked vigilante from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Either way, this earthy sativa combines Oriental Express (an offshoot of Trainwreck and Thai) with East Coast Sour Diesel to create a power-packed punch that’s great for inspiring creativity.

Pineapple Express

Ah yes, everyone’s favorite movie-turned-famous-strain is known for its fruity sweet undertones. But did you know that it has roots in the speedy hybrid, Trainwreck? Pineapple Express is more than just a famous name, it combines Trainwreck and Hawaiian for a long-lasting energetic buzz and a sweet mango and pineapple citrus flavor that makes for one golden afternoon.

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Girl Scout Cookies is the Genghis Khan of genetic stomp-arounds – these days, it seems like there are Cookies genetics in every new strain.

Sunset Sherbet

Sunset Sherbet is the heir apparent to the GSC throne. It’s known to have the heady, cerebral effects of GSC with an intoxicating boost from a heavy indica known as Pink Panties. Sunset Sherbet is so nicknamed due to its sweet, sherbet-like flavor, and tends to lean more heavily towards its indica roots than the standard GSC, so be prepared for a calm, relaxing high.

Moon Cookies

This intergalactic herb crosses Girl Scout Cookies with another phenotype of itself to create a complex woody, earthy scent with some strong, heavy indica-leaning relaxation. These buds are hard, dense, resinous rocks that taste like cookie dough and will send you soaring up to the stars. But don’t consume too much or you just might get lost in space.

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One of the most notorious cannabis activists spawned this world-renowned sativa, and its litany of offspring continues to expand with no end in sight.

XJ-13

What sounds like a top-secret government experiment is actually one of the most delightfully uplifting hybrids you can find. XJ-13 combines Jack Herer’s warm, fuzzy sativa genetics with the dreamy high of G13 Haze to create a stimulating and euphoric experience. XJ-13 is not heavy enough to make you feel asleep, but not stimulating enough to cause paranoia, giving consumers a perfectly balanced buzz that is high, happy, and carefree.

Dragon’s Breath

This sativa-dominant hybrid was born of two heavyweight strains, Jack Herer and Northern Lights. The name Dragon’s Breath is a reference to the spicy flavor and aroma accompanied by this hazy strain, but it won’t burn you out. Instead, you can expect a clear-headed, energetic, productive high. But be forewarned – too much of the Dragon may leave you feeling a bit paranoid.


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New Strains Alert: Pink Death Star, Aliens On Moonshine, and More

This week’s New Strains Alert leans to the indica side with hybrid crosses from several different states. Sharing something special out of the City of Sin is Summa Cannabis with their munchie-inducing strain, Grease Monkey. This strain’s resin production and potent effects stem from its Gorilla Glue #4 lineage. Another sticky-sweet cross comes to you from Elev8 Seeds out of Canada. Sour Patch Kiss takes the “blackberry scone” flavors of Kimbo Kush and dips it in the sweet-and-sour terpenes of Sour Kush. This tart treat goes hand-in-hand with the kind candy cut out of Arizona, Lemonhead OG. This strain was originally created in California through a past tense partnership between Royal Choice and Tar Hill Cannabis. Royal Choice’s triple back-crossed OG Kush female got wild with Tar Hill’s one-of-a-kind C4 stud, and poof! Lemonhead OG was born. These strains and more, including the indica-dominant CBD-rich Aliens on Moonshine, await you.

Grease Monkey is a sweet, earthy strain with strong skunky overtones. Created in Los Vegas by Summa Cannabis, Grease Monkey is a cross of Gorilla Glue #4 and Cookies and Cream. This strain’s indica-dominant genetics saddle the consumer with a lazy, munchie-fueled body buzz that softens the blow of chronic pain, nausea, and stress. While defined as a hybrid, this Grease Monkey’s deep relaxation will naturally lead some consumers toward sleep, so mind your dosage.

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Blackberry Dream is a fruity hybrid cross that might surprise you. Not to be confused with the many Blue Dream “Dream” crosses out there, Blackberry Dream is the offspring of Kimbo Kush and Super Silver Haze. This generous plant produces a massive yield of glittering emerald-colored buds that reek of jam and spice. The strain flowers over 9-10 weeks and generally benefits from a little extra time on the stalk. Mind your dosage while enjoying this strain. The hybrid genetics begin with a heady sativa-dominant bent, but can get heavier on the body with continued consumption.

Sour Patch Kiss by Elev8 Seeds was designed as a heavy-yielding trichome producer. This was achieved by crossing Kimbo Kush’s sweet, doughy aroma with Sour Kush’s pungent odor and generous production. Sour Patch Kiss stands as a 60/40 sativa-dominant hybrid but represents its Kush lineage in effects. Offering a heady rush at the onset due to its high-THC percentage, Sour Patch Kiss offers a melting euphoria that settles in the limbs as low-level sedation, curbing stress while honing focus.

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Dakini Kush is the heavy indica-dominant cross of Pre-98 Bubba Kush and Hindu Kush. This strain’s sweet and herbaceous flavors leave the taste of hops, caramel, and berry on the palate. Dakini Kush offers traditional, if not heavier than average, effects that elevate the mind and relax the body. This strain is a quality choice at the end of the day to enhance mood, diminish pain, and promote rest. Dakini Kush has a healthy yield and a quick nine week flowering time.

Lemonhead OG by Royal Choice Farms is a gleeful Kush cut with bright, refreshing terpenes. Sweet on the nose and the palate, this strain offers consumers a clean, zestful lemon flavor coupled with a lung-expanding mint/eucalyptus. As with many OG strains, euphoria takes the lead, elevating the consumer’s mood and provoking both smiles and laughter. The effects remain peppy as they transition into the body, leaving a warm and fuzzy sensation without being overly stimulating.

Pink Death Star is a flavorful creation by Riot Seeds. Known for its “spice rack” terpene profile, this strain reeks of cardamom, fennel, ginger, and pepper. This collection of flavors and the strain’s naturally high THC percentage make it a worthwhile addition to any strain collection. Pink Death Star delivers buds with deep purple hues and body-melting sedation, so naturally, this strain is best utilized in the evening.

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Aliens On Moonshine by Sin City Seeds is a potent CBD-rich phenotype of The Cali Connection’s Sour Alien crossed with White Moonshine. This indica-dominant strain emits a funky aroma that is a clashing of sour, sweet, and chemicals. The 5:1 CBD/THC ratio gives Aliens On Moonshine potent medicinal properties while remaining mostly functional. Its effects land firmly in the body and can assist with inflammation, irritability, and minor physical discomfort. The uplifting, clearheaded buzz and soothing physical effects make Aliens On Moonshine an excellent add-in or standalone strain for CBD lovers everywhere.


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New Strains Alert: Megalodon, Blue Buddha, East Coast Alien, and More

In this week’s New Strains Alert, we’ve gathered a couple Romulan crosses, a few Blueberry crosses, and some user submitted goodies. Golden Nugget brings Romulan to the table through its Golden Goat lineage, infusing this bright hybrid with enjoyable body effects, whereas Orange Romulan leans on classic Romulan relaxation intermixed with tart citrus terpenes. Combining strong physical effects and a sweet, fruity flavor, Blue Buddha’s zen petrifaction keeps the consumer centered and stationary. Island Haze sneaks in Blueberry through the backcross with the addition of Blue Jam (Blueberry x Haze). Find these strains and more on Leafly, and if you’ve had the pleasure of trying any of these fine cuts, share your knowledge through a strain review. Happy Friday!

Blue Buddha is an indica-dominant strain with heavy body effects. Created by crossing Oregon Blueberry and Buddha’s Sister, this strain’s bouquet is thick with pepper and fruity terpenes. The flavor is delicate with notes of tea and sweet berries, leaving herbaceous sweetness on the palate. Blue Buddha’s effects are initially uplifting and cerebral, but quickly creep onto the body, weighing the consumer to the couch and stoning the mind. This strain caters to consumers seeking to curb ADD/ADHD and chronic stress, allowing the consumer to forget their problems and mellow out.

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Golden Nugget by Greenpoint Seeds is a cross of Stardawg and Golden Goat. The strain is emerald green with bright pistils and has a tart, sweet terpene profile intermixed with a tropical fruit and spice. Golden Nugget’s robust body buzz sticks to the bones, assisting consumers with stress and fatigue. Utilize this strain throughout the day to elevate mood and spur creativity.

Orange Romulan is a citrus-forward indica with potency to spare. This strain is the supposed cross of Orange OG and Romulan and has been known to push 20% THC regularly. Also known by its earthy, orange peel undertone and massive trichome production, Orange Romulan offers sedative body effects coupled with a pleasant touch of euphoria. Orange Romulan’s terpene profile is second only to its ability to abate muscle spasms and minor physical pain.

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East Coast Alien is an energetic sativa-dominant strain with pungent OG flavors. The buds are tangled in pistils and the aroma of gasoline, and the exhale is forest floor and mint. Effects come quickly, imbuing the consumer with an uplifted tranquility that dissolves stress and woe after a long day. The buzz is inspiring without being overstimulating, creating a balanced sativa buzz to assist in staying active, finishing chores, or simply enhancing mood.

Mataro Blue by Kannabia Seeds is a rare three-way cross of Black Domina x Mazar I Sharif x Blue Monster. This strain is a stable, high yield producer on top of having flavorful, award-winning genetics. Its strong medicinal effects sedate and relax the consumer, helping to combat insomnia, chronic pain, and restlessness. Mataro Blue won 1st place rosin at the 2016 Lift Expo, Toronto, as well as 1st place medical indica at the 2012 Treating Yourself Expo, Toronto.

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Megalodon, named for the prehistoric shark of the same name, is a sativa-dominant strain with a trichome-rich lineage. This strain was created by crossing Great White SharkWhite Widow, and Snow White, alluding to the dense blanket of trichomes that coats it. The Canadian-born strain smells of fresh cut grass and skunk. Megalodon’s effects are heady and uplifting, making it ideal for focus, creativity, and shrugging off depression. Pair this strain with a sunny day for best possible results.

Island Haze is an uplifting sativa with euphoria and creativity on tap. This strain is a cross of Cannalope Haze and Blue Jam (Atomic Haze x Blueberry), giving this strain a double dose of fruity terpenes and Haze genetics. Known for its happy mental state and whimsical creativity, this strain’s effects can assist with depression and fatigue. The bright fruit-forward aroma also makes this strain a crowd pleaser and welcome addition to sunny days outdoors.


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