Cannabis

Up in Smoke

We asked Chris Langevin at The Joint on 6 to break down the latest cannabis strains available at RI compassion centers, what medical conditions they treat and what effects you can expect.

Ghost Train Haze (available at Slater Center): First bred by rare dankness, Ghost Train Haze is a sativa cross of Ghost OG and Neville’s Wreck.

Scent/Taste: Sour, citrus and floral

Effects: Relaxed and focused

Treats: Pain, depression and appetite loss

GG4 (available at Slater Center): Sour Dub crossed with Chem Sister is sure to hit hard.

Scent/Taste: Earthy, piney and pungent

Effects: Relaxed and focused

Treats: Anxiety, pain, appetite loss and insomnia 

Gushers (grown by Ocean State Botanicals and available at Summit and GreenLeaf Compassion Centers): This indica-dominant hybrid is a cross between Gelato 41 and Triangle Kush strains

Scent/Taste: Fruity and pungent 

Effects: Strong and euphoric, then sedating

Treats: Stress, anxiety, troubles with appetite and chronic pain

TK (Triangle Kush) (grown by Ocean State Botanicals and available at Summit and GreenLeaf Compassion Centers): This indica-dominant strain originated in Florida and is known to stimulate creativity. This strain gets its name from Florida’s three cannabis-producing cities of Jacksonville, Miami and Tampa.

Scent/Taste: Pungent 

Effects: Relaxed, happy, euphoric 

Treats: Stress, anxiety, depression and pain

Bangers and Mac (grown by Ocean State Botanicals and available at Summit and GreenLeaf compassion centers): This Miracle Alien Cookies hybrid is my favorite out of the group. The potent cross provides an incredible experience day or night.

Scent/Taste: Piney, spicy and floral

Effects: Happy, focused and relaxed

Treats: Depression and stress

Purple Chem (available at Slater Center): Chem Dawg crossed with Bubba Kush. 

Effects: Uplifted, happy, creative and relaxed

Scent: Pungent and skunk

Treats: Depression, insomnia, migraines and stress

Cannatonic CBD (available at Slater Center): Cross between Mk Ultra and G13 Haze.

Effects: Uplifting, happy, focused and relaxed

Scent/Taste: Earthy citrus

Treats: Pain, muscle spasms, anxiety and migraines

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