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Habu Health: Cannabis Needs a New Taxonomy

Habu Health: Cannabis Needs a New Taxonomy

Strain names are detrimental to the progress of the cannabis industry. Let’s dig in to this issue by looking at the story of a woman, who we will call Lydia:

At 49, Lydia has finally succumbed to the suggestions of her family, and decided to try cannabis to manage her chronic back pain. She has avoided cannabis ever since having a terrible experience with it in college, but believes her family when they say that cannabis medicine has evolved. Given the vast variety of products these days, the right strain is out there, somewhere.

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Leafly: Indica vs Sativa: Myth or Fact?

Leafly: Indica vs Sativa: Myth or Fact?

“What’s the difference between an indica and sativa?” These are typically the first words of a budding cannabis connoisseur. You may recall the room spinning around you when you first beheld your dispensary’s Great Wall of Weed, made up of varieties like Sour DieselOG KushBlue DreamChemdawgWhite Widow, and many more. Today, the number of strains falls somewhere in the thousands and multiplying with every cross-bred plant.

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The Farm: Marijuana Strains: What's in a name?

The Farm: Marijuana Strains: What's in a name?

The Farm grows over 100 strains of the best marijuana in Colorado and offers an extensive dispensary menu on any given day. While all cannabis is categorized as sativa, indica or hybrid, due to genetic variations, each category carries with it a wide range of effects. Often, it’s hard to describe the myriad of effects produced by so many different types of marijuana.

Marijuana strain names vary just as much as the different types of marijuana, but sometimes they hold nuggets of information that we use to determine the effects one can expect from certain strains.

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