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There are dozens and dozens of different medical marijuana strains that are available to patients. To the uneducated user, the difference between strains may seem minimal; however, the experienced medical marijuana user understands the subtle nuances that make each strain unique. One of the most popular medical marijuana strains is Vanilla Kush.

Vanilla Kush gets its name for the sweet and nutty flavor that this bud possesses when smoked. For those who do not like to inhale smoke when they medicate, the Vanilla flavor in this strain makes it an excellent strain to use for medical baked goods.

 

Attributes

The Vanilla Kush strain comes from the Indica family, which means that it generally produces a relaxed and social high. This strain has an average THC content hovering around 20%, which makes it one of the strongest strains available. It is recommended that new medicaters exercise caution with this strain, as its high potency makes it easy to over-medicate.

Effects

Users of the Vanilla Kush strain consistently report feelings of euphoria, happiness, hungriness, and sleepiness. Some negative effects include: dry mouth, dry eyes, dizziness, tiredness, and a few users report headaches as the medication wears off. These effects make the Vanilla Kush strain an ideal treatment for stress, pain, insomnia, fatigue and depression.

Strains like Vanilla Kush are excellent evidence for the value of medical marijuana. Typical medications for anxiety include things like Xanax and Valium, which are some of the most harmful and addicting substances on the planet. Strains like these also cure insomnia just as well as Ambien or Lunesta with none of the awful side effects.

History

The Vanilla Kush strain is one with a reputation of excellence. It was originally created in a grow lab in Amsterdam, and in 2009 it was the winner of the Cannabis Cup. This strain is a great choice for someone who needs to take the edge off their social anxiety or get back on their feet in they are suffering from depression. It also is an excellent strain to reduce stress, which can prevent things like high blood pressure and heart attacks. All in all, the Vanilla Kush strain is one of the best strains available for medical marijuana patients.

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A relaxing high and the taste and light scent of bananas. How can you go wrong? This is one of those hybrid strains that tastes exactly how it smells. This strain is potent and does what it sets out to do. Add to that a THC content between 18% and 20% (with some reported levels as high as 26%) and you know what you’re inhaling. Some circles say it’s the best tasting California cannabis available but its word-of-mouth popularity is making waves far beyond its home of origin.

Great Taste, Great High

Banana Kush is a strong Sativa dominant hybrid that washes over you and gives a very strong body high with a moderate head high. More and more consumers are enjoying the BK for it’s medicinal benefits. A bad back. Migrane headaches. Arthritis. The list goes on and on and the relief that Banana Kush is bringing pain sufferers keeps getting longer as well.

An attractive appearance: bright green with yellow-orange hairs gives Banana Kush its sweet bouqet while leaving a sensation of a very strong Indica dominant hybrid. In short – it is not so strong that you cannot function throughout the day and the important element to be repeated is great pain relief. The banana undertones are enjoyable to some and annoying to others. But what counts is that BK provides a good high that is very mellow, makes you slow down and relax and helps relieve all aches and pains.

Just One Bowl

After the first bowl is history, a very mellow buzz sets in most of the upper body that you’ll find is very comforting. The initial buzz is heavily concentrated in the chest and behind the eyes and then washes over the entire body. Eventually ending with a full bodied mellowing effect. Best advice is to let the effects of the first bowl kick in before enjoying a second or third. Stay close to the couch or bed. Banana Kush is a great late evening favorite that makes hard-to-get sleep a real joy.

Banana Kush makes the pains go away and rest-and-relaxation is most welcome.

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White widow is one of the most famous marijuana strains in the world. It has a pungently piney, earthy, taste and odor. Many marijuana aficionados believe it to be one of the best all-around strains out there. That’s the reason this strain is used in many hybrid configurations, mixing with everything from silver haze and northern lights to crystal, crack and wreck.

White widow is known to strain connoisseurs for top crystals that look like sugar. Developed in the early 1990s, the strain has been immortalized in music and culture. It was a main staple in the television series, “Weeds.” It also is the stuff of rap songs. It’s one of the top menu items in Dutch cannabis coffee shops. The reason for all this is the strain is very powerful with a potent punch.

While the strain is strong, it also is very social. It is a relaxing buzz that goes down smooth and is great as smoke, vapors, edibles and more. People who like white widow also reported liking sour diesel, trainwreck, blackberry kush, lemon haze and green crack.

White widow is known for effects including:

• Creativity

• Energy

• Euphoria

• Happiness

• Being uplifted

Its top medical uses include:

• Depression

• Pain

• Stress

• Insomnia

• Nausea

White widow is an indica dominant hybrid strain. It grades out to an “A” in medicinal marijuana consumer ratings and a 4.2 out of a possible five stars by Leafly reviewers. The strain features light green buds heavily encrusted with trichomes. It’s crystal look and top potency translates well into creating other hybrids. The piney vapor has a tangible touch of citrus and spice. It’s a mellow smoke or vape with a slightly lemon taste and goes great in cooked products.

The strain is versatile and works very well in daytime or nighttime applications. It produces a clear, energetic effect. Users comment on the top head buzz it gives while not producing a heavy body slam. While it’s great for pain relief, relaxing and social situations, it also can produce some backlash.

Possible side effects include:

• Dry eyes

• Dry mouth

• Headaches

• Dizziness

• Paranoia

The final assessment by most users, however, is that White widow doesn’t disappoint those looking for top potency with clarity and energy along with pain relief. It’s popularity and many enjoyable effects means the strain can be found close to most homes in pure form or mixed with other strains for top effect.

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On December 10, 2013, Uruguay became the first official nation to legalize the use of cannabis. Inhabitants of Uruguay are now allowed buy, smoke and store cannabis freely within the country. They are also allowed to grow up to six cannabis plants in their homes. This day certainly goes down as one of the most groundbreaking days in cannabis history.

The Beyond Prohibition Foundation is an independent and non-profit organization that advocates for a sensible and transparent marijuana policy worldwide. Uruguay is a great start of course, but there are still so many countries in which the cultivation and consumption of the cannabis plant is still prohibited. The Beyond Prohibition Foundation wants this to change. They believe it is important to stand together as much as possible to achieve that goal one day. Together we stand strong. A leading figure in this battle is Marc Emery, also known as the Canadian King of Pot.

In 1995 Marc Emery started retailing cannabis seeds in Canada for the cultivation of cannabis. Besides this successful business he was also extremely busy with his political pro-cannabis parties and the funding of pro-cannabis activist groups worldwide.

On July 2005 Marc Emery was arrested because he was considered a drug dealer, but after his arrest the US Drug Enforcement Administration confessed that the truth behind his arrest was his political activism and his funding of the pro-cannabis movement. The arrest of Marc Emery is a huge blow to the pro-cannabis movement. The Beyond Prohibition Foundation is collecting votes and gaining publicity to Free Marc Emery so he will be able to continue his battle to legalize cannabis.

Please brothers & sisters, we need to fight this!

Sending everyone lots of positive karma, peace, love and light,

~Ryan

The Jack Herer Strain of marijuana is widely used for its potent, and up-lifting high. This award-winning strain is named after the popular activist and author Jack Herer. It is a Sativa Dominant hybrid, and is commonly grown outside in an arid climate. The plant is allowed to completely mature before harvesting. This gives it many of its popular attributes including its fragrance, taste, and effects.

A Little About Jack Herer

The Jack Herer strain has been widely recognized for its resin production, and its energizing effects. The tantalizing aroma is a lovely tropical smell with a hint of spice. This well-liked strain has an uplifting quality which provides the user with focus, and creativity, while giving the user an energy boost. These qualities are delivered with a frosty, and earthy essence. Jack Herer marijuana is a popular mood, and energy boosting strain that has caught national attention. It has received many awards and recognitions, including 11 Cannabis Cup awards.

Medical Recommendations

The medical recommendations for Jack Herer are based on its natural qualities to improve the lives of many people. Its energy boosting and mood altering qualities are highly recommended for depression and fatigue. It is also suggested for patients with nausea, pain, and stress. This is a beneficial substance for people who are suffering from stress disorders such as PTSD, and chronic anxiety. It can also be helpful with pain, PMS, and arthritis. This strain has become popular with many people for its multiple uses.

The hybrid is highly Sativa dominant with a balance of Indica. This allows it to flower quickly, and give it the dense taste that has made it so popular. It flowers within 59-64 days, and has a large yield. It grows best in dry climates, and the best effects come from being grown outside where the roots are allowed to stretch.

Jack Herer is an increasingly popular strain of medical marijuana. Named after activist and author Jack Herer, this energizing, and focusing strain is recommend for a multitude of ailments. It is most hardy when grown outdoors in arid climates. This award winning strain delights the senses with a spicy tropical smell, and cool taste.

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When you hear the name AK-47 being bandied around, you may think of a loaded weapon. However, medical marijuana patients know better. AK-47 is a relaxing, effective sativa-dominant hybrid marijuana strain combining many attractive features from top indica and sativa varieties. Patients love the peaceful, easy feeling of the strain.

AK-47 contains a significant amount of THC, so first-time users should exercise caution lest they end up stuck to the sofa. The strain has a skunky, diesel, piney flavor. Users said it made them very happy. Listening to music was enhanced while users experienced uplifting, out-of-mind effects.

Some other top effects cited by users include:

• Creativity

• Euphoria

• Happiness

• Uplifting feeling

• Sleepiness

The sativa dominant hybrid has dark yellow-tinted buds set in a green field. It features a lot of crystals and a small amount of amber ed hairs. The strong skunky aroma fills the room with a berry fruit, diesel exhaust. Strong potency doesn’t mean cutting down taste, either. Those enjoying AK-47 also enjoyed hybrid strains like white widow, OG kush, silver haze, pineapple express and Maui waui.

The strain works great day or night although daytime use is recommended only for experienced users due to the strain’s potency. Users generally gave it 9 out of 10 star ratings and “A” grades due to it beong a good head high that maintained consistency over several hours.

Some of the top medicinal reasons for use include:

• Depression

• Insomnia

• Nausea

• Pain

• Stress

Optimal growing conditions for AK-47 call for indoor cultivation. It grows fairly easily. Did you know it was developed first in 1992 and finished third at the 1995 Cannabis Cup? It grows high with large calyxes and a wide spread.

The proof is in the using, though. Patients with arthritis enjoy pain relief while many other users consider it a motivational strain. It’s appetite enhancement helps those with nausea cope better. It’s clear-headed properties let people work while enjoying its medicinal benefits. It goes down smoothly whether smoked, vaporized or eaten.

Like any THC product, the strain can exhibit some negative effects. Negative factors that may result from use include:

• Anxiousness

• Dizzyness

• Dry mouth

• Dry eyes

• Paranoia

AK-47 glistens with trichomes and packs a great mind and body punch, strong, but not too strong, making for clear minds and better feeling bodies. It’s considered good medicine that tastes great and works well day or night for patients and other users.

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Have you ever heard of the $100 OG Marijuana strain? This specific product of Marijuana is said to conduct a strong and enduring effect on its users, which makes it a top used strain of Marijuana. If one is looking for an effective and strong strain, the $100 OG strain is to be considered. Many of its users have rated this strain to be potent and strong enough to deal with any specific infirmity.

Although it gives out a strong stench that smells of a mixture of skunk and mint, the $100 OG strain is beneficial and will make one endure any health problems and make including problems with productivity. The following are some of the numerous facts about the one-hundred dollar OG strain.

Effects

Like mentioned before, this strain gives out a potent skunk and minty smell, which shows the user how strong and beneficial it can be. This strain is potent in both its smell and effects, as this strain delivers an effect that will hit the user very hard.

Because of its powerful effects, this strain is not recommended to first time users or average smokers. But, there are certain special occasions where this heavy strain can be helpful to average users who are in much need of a durable strain.

Medical Uses

According to users, this marijuana strain has a robust pine taste that leaves a lasting after taste throughout the day. This special strain can benefit many people and their symptoms including those with depression, chronic pain, glaucoma, attention deficit disorder, insomnia, and persons with complications that are involved with cancer and AIDS. This strain is grown indoors and is a very powerful hybrid between a Sativa father and an Indica mother.

Its buds come out solid and do not produce many stems, making it a strong smoking option for those who want the best smoke available. Many users have reported that this OG strain is found to be too potent for many users and that only people who are used to heavy products can handle its strength. But like mentioned above, this stable product can be handled and used by people who need a more powerful product for their symptoms. These are just some of the many important facts about the popular $100 OG Strain.

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Anyone looking for an original experience will want to try out what they can get from the blackberry kush strain. This is a popular option among many people looking for medical marijuana. This is because it does contain some potent sedative effects, which can help some people get to sleep. It will also have its own unique effects on the senses, which helps make it a very original strain for connoisseurs to try as well. Many users will want to try this variety out to see what it has to offer. They may want to put it in to their regular rotation going forward.

History

First, some users may want to learn a little about the origins of this variety. It was developed using primarily an Indica oriented strain. This explains much of its potency, since it will have strong effects on anyone who tries it out for themselves.

But it does have a bit of Sativa within it, which helps to add a sedative effect for many people out here. It will have a unique taste for many people who test it, provided by the Indica portion of its strain. The effect of this plant will be long-lasting for most people, making a it perfect choice for anyone who wants long term relief.

Appearence

It may help consumers to learn a little about the appearance of the blackberry kush strain. This will help people identify it when they find it in different dispensaries in their area. They may also want to avoid any imitations of this strain, since this one does have some authentic effects to test. The flowers on this strain have a very exotic look to them, which may have a certain appeal to many buyers out there.

There are also quite a few different trichomes on this plant, which will give the bud a fuzzy appearance. There are also some multicolored hairs spread throughout the plant, which will also make it easy to spot.

Many people have noted that this strain can be difficult to grow in a few different climates. This makes it a rare find for some people and may contribute to its high cost. The plant will also only grow to about 2-3 feet, which will limit the amount of yield that it can produce. But this will likely add to its appeal, because its rarity is often considered a special feature among many users out there.

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