The recent vaping crisis has injured thousands and killed as many as 52 people. Vaping Associated Pulmonary Illness (VAPI), is now known to be caused by illicit-market vapes that contain Vitamin E acetate. Shockingly, A recent study found 9 out 12 vape pens tested from the illicit market had high levels of vitamin E acetate and other pesticides.
Since the crisis, there's generally been a lot of fear about vaping, even with vapes purchased on the legal market. For this reason, there is a renewed interest in the old fashioned way - smoking flower.
Below are 5 cannabis strains we've carefully curated, and we're sure they'll make your day brighter:
Bubba Kush - Indica
Bubba Kush is an indica strain with a mix of terpenes ranging from peppery, citrus, and herbal. It stands around 23% THC content and is of Afghani descent, but it's origins are not entirely known. If you're looking to calm down after a hectic workweek, Bubba Kush may be the strain for you. It's so calming that some may say it's more akin to a horse tranquilizer. If you have chronic pain, battle with insomnia, or anxiety, this strain may help. Some claim that Bubba Kush creates a dreamy euphoria combined with a happy, albeit a somewhat sleepy, mood.
Cannatonic - Hybrid
Cannatonic is a hybrid strain with terpenes ranging from peppery, pine and herbal. The strain has around 25% THC content. It's a cross between Mendocino Purps, Skunk and Afghani. Cannatonic is well known for its balanced, mellow high. The balance between THC and CBD creates a powerfully relaxing strain that may produce a wave a calm over the body. Many people claim that it helps with pain, migraines, and soothes nausea, muscle spasms, anxiety, and depression.
Grape Ape - Indica
Grape Ape is an indica strain with a mix of terpenes ranging from herbal, pine, and pepper. It stands around 5.5% THC and 10%-17% CBD content and is a cross between Mendocino Purps, Skunk, and Afghani. The name Grape Ape comes from its grape-like smell. Visually it's distinct, and it yields a complex fruity flavor. Grape Ape's high comes on gradually, creating a weight-like sensation in the arms and legs. Many say the effect is a spacey-calmness which leads to a full-body stone. If you're suffering from muscle aches or pains or need to let go of your day, the strength of this indica may be in order.
Tangerine Dream – Hybrid
Tangerine Dream is a hybrid strain with a mix of terpenes ranging from herbal, pepper, and citrus. It stands around 17%-25% THC content. It's a cross between G13, Neville's A5 Haze and Afghani. Its flavor is bold with a strong citrus and clove-like undertone, while its flowers are forest green and chunky with trichomes. Consumers say that Tangerine Dream creates a clear-headed high that is both calming and fosters a sense of alertness. This strain may create an immediate head rush leaving the body with a sense of warmth and even making you a little wide-eyed. Due to the ability to develop focus, this may be the right strain for those that suffer from ADHD. It also can relax muscles and relieve stress and anxiety.
Super Lemon Haze - Sativa
Super Lemon Haze is a sativa strain with a mix of terpenes ranging from fruity, peppery and minty. It stands around 18%-25% THC and 1% CBG content. It's a cross between Lemon Skunk and Super Silver Haze. Its flavor is bright and fresh with a lemony zing, with an almost candy-like quality. The aroma is citrusy and a little sweet. Super Lemon Haze is known for its happy effects, creating an uplifting and energetic high. Its euphoric effects are known to help with depression, anxiety, and pain. This strain is excellent if you need a boost to clean the house or go out for the night with friends.