Category Archives: strains

The Strain Ingredients: Inside the Bright & Uplifting Cinex Strain

What’s the best cannabis strain for fueling creativity, focus, and motivation? A common recommendation is the lively and inspiring Cinex, whose spirited effects breathe life back into your mood while putting stress and worries to rest. All the things I was stressing about prior to smoking Cinex quickly become afterthoughts. A genetic cross of Cinderella 99 and Vortex, Cinex […]

What Are You Smoking Episode 68: Talking Medical Cannabis with Montel Williams

What Are You Smoking? is hosted by a rotating cast of Leafly’s cannabis experts—Will Hyde, Bailey Rahn, Emily Resling, and Dante Jordan. Tune in every Wednesday to hear activists, entrepreneurs, farmers, processors, and figures from from all corners of the cannabis world weigh in on the latest developments in the industry, what’s coming next, and of […]

Morning Massachusetts: Strains to Get Your Day Going

Much to the chagrin of certain members of my household, I’m naturally a morning person. It’s easy for me to wake up and get my day going, and morning is when I’m at my most productive. I don’t even drink coffee! But I know that’s not the case for everyone. If you’re looking to put […]

Hit This: The Leafly Weekly Agenda for Dec. 24-30

Over the weekend, America traveled to relatives or vacation spots for the long Christmas break. And hopefully, you got all your shopping done. Now, what’s next? Stock up on the trending sativa Tangerine Dream, make time for the NBA on Christmas Day, and the new comedy Watson and Holmes. Here’s your pop culture cannabis pairings […]

5 Cannabis Strains For Celebrating the Holidays

Love them or hate them, celebrate ’em or don’t, the holiday season is upon us.! Whether seeking a cannabis strain to take the edge off shopping at the mall, awkward dinners at the in-laws, or the many, many festive meals on your plate, incorporating cannabis into holiday traditions can infuse a little extra joy into […]

Indica vs. Sativa Cannabis Strains: Which Produces More THC or CBD?

Raise your hand if you’ve heard someone say, “Indica strains produce more CBD and sativas have more THC.” Or maybe you’ve heard that claim in reverse. But which is true? According to cannabis lab testing data, neither is. At least not in any significant way that could explain the perceived difference between these two cannabis […]

Best marijuana strains for Halloween 2018

(Photo courtesy Bud.com) The time has come to celebrate all things ghoulish and spooky, but Halloween also serves as a perfect time to indulge in legal cannabis. While the kids are out collecting candy, adults can use their Halloween parties to partake in the annual marijuana harvesting season known as Croptober. The season allows for […]

Oregon’s Craft Cannabis Strains, by the Terpene

If you’ve ever had the experience of smoking a 14% THC flower and getting higher than something with twice its cannabinoid concentration, you’ve experienced the power of the entourage effect and cannabis terpenes. Terpenes are the aromatic compounds responsible for the diverse scents and flavors expressed in cannabis. But terpenes do a lot more than […]

Beyond THC: It’s Time to Assert the Primacy of Terpenes

Turns out, the nose did know. Cannabis lovers the world over are missing out on optimized highs because they don’t know enough about terpenes. We’ve all been lured toward high percentages of THC—the main active ingredient in cannabis. But is THC the main ingredient? More and more people are learning that title may go to […]

Verified ‘Mendocino County’ California Cannabis Farms

Learn how to identify and buy authentic heritage cannabis with this three-part series listing the farms of the famed Emerald Triangle. Humboldt, Mendocino and Trinity Counties comprise the US’ number one cannabis production region, but the Triangle is roiling as it adapts to California legalization. To better compete in the free market, California farms have […]