Nature’s Gift Shop Blog

    The Nature’s Gift Shop blog is a valuable resource to keep you informed and up to date on legal developments, medical research, and other stories from the expanding universe of legal marijuana in Colorado and throughout the U.S.

    What is Landrace Marijuana?

    Posted by Diane Campbell on Jul 9, 2015 9:00:00 AM

    What is a landrace strain?

    After grounding yourself in the differences between indicas and sativas (and even the lesser-known ruderalis), you may feel quite self-satisfied and proud of your cannabis knowledge… until you come across yet another classification: landrace. “What? Another kind of marijuana?” you may ask in disbelief. The answer is no, not exactly.

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    Indica vs. Sativa: What's the Difference?

    Posted by Diane Campbell on Jun 2, 2015 12:46:42 PM

    Now that marijuana is legal in Colorado, the sheer variety of products that have become readily available is staggering. Even if you ignore all of the fancy new marijuana extracts and stick to good old-fashioned bud, at any given dispensary, you are faced with shelves of strains with such diverse names as Super Lemon Haze, Jack Herer, Green Crack, White Widow, Northern Lights, and Blackberry Kush, all labeled “indica,” “sativa,” or “hybrid.” How do you use this information to help you make a choice?

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    Topics: marijuana strains