Cotton Candy x Romulan (Delta 9)

Written by tlh on May 7th, 2010. Posted in A-, Blog, Delta 9 Caretakers, Indica-Dominant Hybrid, Reviews

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Cotton Candy x Romulan Medical Marijuana Strain Review

From:  Delta 9

Grade:  A-

Type:  Indica-dominant hybrid, Federation’s Cotton Candy x Romulan

Price:  $40/8th

Appearance:  (7.5/10) Nice fluffy flowers with tons of pinkish hairs emerging from the calyxes.  Very nice trichome count, a little too dry but better than too moist.

Aroma:  (9/10) The smell is very fragrant.  Very sweet like cotton candy (a blue candy smell), with a very pungent skunk odor.

Taste:  (6/10) Sweet taste of fruity candy.  Its thick skunky odor stays in the back of the throat.  A nice taste but not very strong compared to the frangrance or other sweet tasting strains.

Effects:  The medicine kicks in real quick and hits the head and body – rising effects for 15 minutes.  Gives a wavy feeling across the body, with a strong cerebral high.  Makes you very energetic in the mind, but often shuts down the body at the same time.

Duration:  Medium. 1.5 – 2 hours

Medicinal Use:  (We are NOT doctors – personal opinion ONLY)  Medium levels of pain management, more on distraction than total relief.  Body relaxation good for muscle spasms and muscle tension creating pinched nerves.  Mental effects good for anti-depression and other mood lifting needs.  Most reviewers found medicine concentrations in the eyes, more so than average medication.

Overall:  Absolutely a great hybrid and one of the best aromas available today.  The flavorful taste of the Cotton Candy (or Sweet Tooth) mixed with the great power of Romulan, makes this an ideal medication. An important note to make is that there seems to be no peak of high with this strain, so although the duration could have been better to receive an A a patient can easily up the dosage to reach desired effects.

ChemDawg (CCH)

Written by tlh on May 6th, 2010. Posted in A-, Blog, Cherry Creek Health, Reviews, Sativa-Dominant Hybrid

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ChemDawg Medical Marijuana Strain Review

From:  Cherry Creek Health

Grade:  A-

Type:  Sativa-dominant hybrid, unconfirmed lineage

Price:  $55/8th

Appearance:  (8.5/10) Very light coloration from trichome count.  A great middle road density and no moisture to be found, yet not so dry it crumbles to dust.

Aroma:  (8/10) Quite appealing once you’ve experienced this type of marijuana.  Sour, chemical pine, sweet, soil.

Taste:  (9/10) Excellent taste, very mild and average expansion.  Similar flavor to Sour Diesel strains as this is a major component of that strain – sour, soil, floral, and the famous chemical/fabricated Pine Fresh Scent.

Effects:  Fast acting, the sativa dominant traits lead to a clear, head-based effect.  The medicine delivers itself quickly, but also climbs for a little while before going full-force.  This is a talkative medicine, but with enough indica to not acquire the racey edge.

Duration:  Medium. 1.5 hours

Medicinal Use:  (We are NOT doctors – personal opinion ONLY)  Good for anxiety, depression, social interaction issues, and pain relief.

Overall:  The ChemDawg is an amazing strain, used for so many other wonderful varieties you are familiar with.  OG Kush, Diesel, Sour Diesel, NYC Diesel, etc.  Most research shows a large fog cloud surrounding all true origins, but once you’ve smelled ChemDawg you know it’s a building block in much of what you pick up today.  Had this specimen lasted longer it would have been easy to give an A grade.  I definitely recommend getting some ChemD if you have never had it before, as it is a nice daytime or early evening medicine.

Cherry Lime Haze (Biocare)

Written by tlh on May 3rd, 2010. Posted in A-, Biocare, Blog, Reviews, Sativa-Dominant Hybrid

Cherry Lime Haze Medical Marijuana Strain Review

From:  Biocare

Grade:  A-

Plant Type:  Sativa-dominant hybrid, Cherry Bomb x Haze x Unknown Citrus strain

Price:$50 non member/ $40 member

Appearance:  (5/10) Just a touch moist and only average appeal to this flower.  Light green, burnt orange, and shades of brown.  Maroon “cherry” colors come out when viewed from a distance and under shading.

Aroma:  (9/10) Excellent, just like a cherry limeade (eege’s in Arizona) with a faint pine undertone.

Taste:  (6/10)  Sweet film only upon exhale.  Not as strong as you’d hope after smelling.

Medicine Type:  A mild creeper, hitting medicinal levels at 3-4 minutes after smoking.  It is a strong cerebral medicine typical of sativas, whereby my body was functioning very well (easily typing and manipulating the keyboard) but I couldn’t write anything because my mind was not cooperating.  Instead it followed its own thought track, eventually giving way to some indica traits.

Medicine Length:  Long.  2+ hours

Medicinal Use:  (We are NOT doctors – personal opinion ONLY)  Mild pain attributes, social and depression focused medicine.

Overall:  **The Cherry Lime Haze is a very nice sample of marijuana.  It has a small creep, falls short on some flavor, but makes up for it with energy and focus from its familiar Haze roots.  This is a morning or mid-day strain with not enough indica to really wipe you out.

**[Our apologies for the misleading typo, thank you for forgiving our edit.]

Velvet Haze (Green Belly Co-Op)

Written by KindReviews on May 3rd, 2010. Posted in A-, Blog, Green Belly Co-Op, Reviews, Sativa-Dominant Hybrid

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Velvet Haze Medical Marijuana Strain Review

From: Green Belly Co-Op

Grade:  A-

Type:  Sativa-dominant hybrid, Velvet Elvis x Haze OR Blue Velvet x Haze

Price:  $50/8th

Appearance:  (6/10) Very golden, when compared to the jar of Super Silver Haze it looked like two metals – Gold and Silver.  Compact, dense nuggets with small leaf structures.

Aroma:  (5/10) Earthy Afghani smell.

Taste:  (5/10)  Thick skunk and nutmeg, some hashy aftertaste.

Medicine Type:  This is a slightly “stoney” medicine with the heavy amount of amber trichomes, but it wasn’t so narcotic that you go brain dead.  This was a nice combo of body warming and mental function.

Medicine Length:  Long.  2.5 hours

Medicine Uses: (We are NOT doctors – personal opinion ONLY)  Wonderful mix of cerebral and body makes this kind a great medical strain.  Smoke is smooth on the lungs, with slight expansion, and eases body aches for quite a long time.  Cerebral buzz, with a sedating effect, also make this perfect for keeping the mind at ease or an anti-anxiety medication.

Overall:  The Velvet Haze is a quick medicator and you will feel instant headiness and possible “over-did-it” feeling if youa re not used to this sativa base.  The first hour may contain uneasiness but the second is no sluch itself as this strain packs a potency not expected in the run of the mill nugget.  In fact, a perfectly grown and handled Velvet Haze would easily get a 2nd Chance at earning an A.

Blue Hawaiian (Health Depot)

Written by tlh on April 30th, 2010. Posted in A-, Blog, Hybrid, Indica-Dominant Hybrid, Reviews, The Health Depot

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Blue Hawaiian Medical Marijuana Strain Review

From: Health Depot

Grade:  A-

Type:  Hybrid, Blueberry x Hawaiian Kona

Price:  $50

Appearance:  (6/10) These flowers are simpy beautiful inside, covered with shiny trichomes and giving wonderful colors – lots of light greens and oranges.  The only issue is the sugar leaves protect but hide these pretty meds and could have been slightly more trimmed to enhance the overall appeal.  I found myself removing 15%-20% of each smokable nug to rid myself of the leaf content.

Aroma:  (8/10) Smells fantastic.  Smells of blueberry with a slight bitterness.

Taste:  (7/10) Sharp smoke with a hazy taste in the beginning and then a strong after-taste of fruity sweetness.

Medicine Effects:  Uplifting medicine that gets me motivated yet eases my nerves.  Very mellow and not too stoney, with a great body medication present as well.  The Blueberry provides the relaxing and pain relieving indica and the Hawaiian adds just enough sativa to allow fluid operation during the medicating process.

Duration:  Long. 2+ hours

Medicinal Use:  (We are NOT doctors – personal opinion ONLY)  Instantly cured my back and shoulder pain.  I didn’t feel any types of anxiety or paranoia while medicated.  The side effects lasted for about 2 hours, but the pain numbing effects wore off a little earlier.

Overall:  The Blue Hawaiian is a great looking strain with plenty of red hairs to add on to its marvel.  A bit leafy on the outside, but the inside is packed full of sparkly trichomes.  The buzz has a great balance of both head and body high, and a beautiful look and smell to match.  Personally, the only down side is the medication is not as strong as I usually like.  But, there is always a place and time for this type of smoke.