Trying out a 420-friendly pottery class is a little rough to begin with, but sativa-dominant Cherry Diesel allows clay creativity to take over.
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Our pot critic finds clarity and calmness with the Gupta Kush strain — a Colorado tribute to CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Kupta and his medical marijuana docu-series.
The Mt. Hood Magic Durban strain is a sativa-dominant hybrid that had our marijuana reviewer chatting up a storm while enjoying the cerebral high.
Our reviewer’s heart belongs to Pennywise the punk band, and now maybe the high-CBD strain of the same name.
A sweet indica hybrid that alleviated the pain of a long day of 18 holes of golf and induced some serious snacking.
Light of Jah didn’t quite live up to its name, and as a derivative of the Jack Herer legacy strain, had a derivative effect.
‘I really do think that edibles are the future, because it really takes away the harmfulness of smoking, period, of having smoke in your lungs,’ says Rome Ramirez as he lifted the lit blunt to his mouth.
Our reviewer appreciated Super Silver Lemon Haze’s ability to kick him into gear, and he was able to withstand the brief moments of paranoia it provided, for its relaxing yet cerebral high.
This reviewer was in a rather Sublime state of mind the day he tested out G6 #3 from Medicine Man, one of Denver’s larger dispensaries. And that feeling stayed with him after he smoked two bowls and found himself deeply relaxed yet mentally alert.
A fruity hybrid of Dutch origin that provided relaxation and pain relief without clouding the mind.
Be ready for some heavy-duty chill time with White Fire OG — it provided effect pain relief for a bike injury but proved slightly debilitating.
An outdoor sativa that is the child of two famous strains, Dirty Girl got in my head and brought on an unusual paranoid — yet cerebral — high.
A slightly different cut than what I was used to, but Deadhead OG nonetheless was a nice supplement to the final Grateful Dead Tuesday party.
This potent indica’s effects are like a roundhouse kick to the face. The Washington state nod to a local university is heavy on fuel and cheesy funk.
A sweet cerebral smoke that is good for work and creativity — sans the anxiety or raciness that accompany many sativas.
It’s a real treat to find a strain that combines a complex, sweet flavor profile with such cerebral and energetic effects. This native to the Big Island gives an edge for getting organized.
The Cherry Pie strain is an uplifting sativa hybrid that could make a grown man cry — as well as get a few things done around the house.
The Sleepytime tea of weed, Ingrid is a soporific strain that knocks me out faster than a heavy chunk of Ambien.
While visiting family in India, some gifted charas (pressed hash) provided a necessary distance from my day-to-day in the United States.
Though this marijuana strain’s name implies a heavy couch-lock effect, Trainwreck provides a cerebral high perfect for conversation and creativity.
Marijuana review: Juicy Fruit is a fruity hybrid whose smell and taste reflect its name, and whose quality reflects the current market drought in Colorado.
Denver’s inaugural Marijuana Management Symposium provides a chance for the city to share its approach to cannabis regulation — and for city leaders to also learn from policy makers from around the country.
What first appeared to be a sub-par cut of a favorite frosty nug turned into something pleasantly satisfying. A well-grown cut of Aspen OG is typically frosty and white — like the snow-capped peaks of Snowmass and Buttermilk in the middle of ski season.
While this Purple Urkle cut wasn’t particularly colorful, this indica had a berry sweetness to go with appetite stimulating and relaxing effects.
Ultimate ’91 Chem Dawg has a chemical yet creamy aroma. While the initial effects felt light and airy in the head, intense body relaxation set in soon after.
A tranquil yet euphoric indica hybrid that’s extremely floral and mildly sweet. Useful for relieving muscle tightness after physical activity like the first kickball game of the season.
Moonshine Haze brings to mind Colorado and prohibition history. A sativa hybrid bred by Rare Dankness, it’s a source of energy and focus.
This Jilly Bean had just enough of the delicious flavor and hybrid cerebral body high to leave me wanting more.
Snoop’s Dream provided a combination of body relaxation and mental clarity that was ideal for going out with friends without the constant mental stimulation of a straight sativa.
One of the rare unadulterated sativas on the market, Durban Poison provides a big energy boost, which makes it a go-to strain for daytime.
The Colorado cannabis industry says the IRS is conducting an unauthorized criminal investigation using the state’s seed-to-sale database. FULL REPORT
Maryland’s medical marijuana program faces a potential new delay after a judge Thursday ordered a temporary halt to the program pending a hearing as part of a lawsuit that alleges regulators failed to consider racial diversity in licensing businesses. Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams granted a temporary restraining order…
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