Article

Top Marijuana Strains

Best Marijuana Strains

The rise of marijuana usage has widely grown over the years, especially as all demographics cover the large list of marijuana smokers. One thing about a marijuana of today is that the potency and the overall strength of THC levels are much more than what people parents smoked during the 1970s, regular pot.

Generation by generation, decade by decade, marijuana’s popularity and quality has been improving over time as today’s society has come a long way from cheap brick Mexican weed (marijuana that is compressed to be shipped). While many heard about hydrochronic, kind bud and other high grade strains during the 1990s and 2000s, not until the country entered the 2010s did the popularity of the likes of Kush become well-known, at least to the average person.

Marijuana CBD hemp plants field in sunrise. Medicinal and recreational marijuana plants cultivation. Courtesy of MexChriss/Pond5.com

Brief history of marijuana as this plant originated in the hills of the Himalayas, or around India and Afghanistan. Eventually, the plant would make its way to other countries and other regions of the world as world travelers brought the plant into different areas, originally for the use growing hemp. The hemp plant, which contains less than 0.3 of THC, provided many uses from creating paper to creating clothing material.

Obviously, the usage of the marijuana plant evolved over time. Broken down into two main species of Indica, which provides a more relax high as the plant is short and bushy with buds that are dense in size, and Sativa, which provides more of an energetic and uplifting high as the plant is much taller with a more fruitier odor.

Naturally, places like Central Asia, south of the Himalayas, California, Jamaica and Colombia provided some of the best climate to produce marijuana outdoors, but today much is grown in grow houses indoor. With easy access to seed banks, like Sensi Seeds, the experimentation of growing and developing your strain has become so popular that there are have to hundreds of strains, if not exaggerating, especially with only 45-75 days for the marijuana plant to reach its final stages of growth.

From medical use, which has proven to help with epilepsy, glaucoma and asthma, to personal use, with marijuana being safer than alcohol and tobacco, marijuana has proven when of the greatest findings by man, finding meaning someone discovered the plant. With strains like Northern Lights being around since the 1980s and AK-47 since the early 90s, there are a handful of popular strains. The list below is debatable…..

Top 30 Marijuana Strains
1. OG Kush
2. Sour Diesel
3. Girl Scout Cookies
4. Gorilla Glue
5. Skunk
6. Gelato
7. Afghan Kush
8. AK 47
9. Lemon Haze
10. Purple Kush
11. Jack Herer
12. Green Crack
13. Blue Dream Kush
14. Moonrocks
15. Bubba Kush
16. Grand Daddy Purple
17. White Widow
18. Northern Lights
19. Pineapple Express
20. Durban Poison
21. 707 Headband
22. Skywalker OG
23. Wedding Cake
24. ChemDog
25. White Rhino
26. SFV
27. GSC
28. Trainwreck
29. Acapulco Gold
30. Sundae Driver
Feature Image Provided by jeremynathan / Pond5.com
Resources and Further Readings on Marijuana History and Facts:

Cadena, Aaron. “Hemp vs Marijuana: The Difference Explained (2019 Update)”. Medium. 10 September 2018. https://medium.com/cbd-origin/hemp-vs-marijuana-the-difference-explained-a837c51aa8f7

Rahn, Bailey. “Indica vs. sativa: What’s the difference between cannabis types?”. Leafly.com. 20 September 2018. https://www.leafly.com/news/cannabis-101/sativa-indica-and-hybrid-differences-between-cannabis-types

Rosenthal, Ed. The Big Book of Buds: Marijuana Varieties from the World’s Great Seed Breeders. Quick American Archives, 2001.

Related posts
Article

Legends of Streets: City to City, Kingpins

Article

Detroit: East Side Vs. West Side

Article

Town Bizness: A Breakdown of Oakland, CA

Article

PGH: Pittsburgh's Pimps, Gangsters, Hustlers