The 10 Most Popular Marijuana Strains Right Now

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There are hundreds of marijuana strains across the United States: Here are the 10 most popular right now.

The marijuana market consist of literally hundreds of marijuana strains. That said, a select few have retained their popularity for many months; in some instances, many years.

Here we list the 10 most popular marijuana strains, as of March 11, 2018. We formed this list using data compiled by the marijuana website Leafly.com.

The 10 Most Popular Marijuana Strains Right Now:

 

  • Blue Dream

Blue Dream is a sativa-dominant marijuana strain; a cross between the indica-dominant Blueberry and the sativa-dominant Haze. Blue dream is known for its smooth, uplifting high, and its delicious blueberry flavor.

  • Sour Diesel

Sour Diesel has been around for a long time; and its been a beloved strain for nearly as along. A cross between Super Skunk and Chemdawg, it stands out due to its strong diesel smell, and its energetic and potent high.

  • Girl Scout Cookies

A relatively new strain, Girl Scout Cookies (GSC) is a hybrid cross between OG Kush and Durban Poison. It has a powerful high that permeates the body, and a strong, sweet taste and smell.

  • Green Crack

Green Crack has an energetic high and a powerful body buzz that reaches the head. It has a sweet, almost citrus-like taste and smell. The name may not be doing the marijuana industry any favors, but those who try it can easily understand its popularity.

  • OG Kush

OG Kush has retained its popularity for many years. A cross between Hindu Kush and Chemdawg, OG Kush has an earthy, piney flavor, and a strong head high, that’s loved by many.

  • Granddaddy Purple

Granddaddy Purple is a powerful indica that’s a mix between Big Bud and Purple Urkle. With a berry-like flavor, this strain is a joy to smoke. It’s most known for its dense, kiefy nuggets.

  • Jack Herer

Jack Herer is a sativa-dominant strain named after the legendary activist and author. It’s a cross between Northern Lights and Shiva Skunk, with piney and citrusy smell and flavor, and a smooth long-lasting high.

  • White Widow

White Widow’s popularity is due to its energetic, uplifting and powerful high; its uniquely earthy flavor and smell also help it stand out. This strain is a mix between South American Sativa and South Indian Indica.

  • Gorilla Glue #4

Gorilla Glue #4 has shot into prominence over the past few years; it’s quickly become one of the most popular marijuana strains. It won the 2014 Los Angeles and Michigan Cannabis Cups, as well as the High Times Jamaican Cannabis World Cup. Given its status as a balanced and tasty hybrid, it’s likely to remain popular for years to come.

  • Bubba Kush

Bubba Kush is a powerful indica-dominant strain, known for its heavy relaxation-inducing effects. Although Bubba Kush isn’t a flashy strain, it remains popular for good reason; its strength and consistency.

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Emily Watkins is a PhD student majoring in public policy. Emily has been a freelance editor for multiple websites, and has spent hundreds of hours volunteering to help legalize marijuana. She currently resides in sunny Los Angeles, and can be reached at Watkins.MarijuanaHerald@gmail.com