If you follow cannabis trends in the United States, you may be wondering which marijuana strains are popular in the state of New York. At this time, cannabis is decriminalized and legal for qualifying medical patients in New York, and the state is poised to pass legislation for recreational marijuana in the near future. Here we highlight six of the most popular marijuana strains in New York.
1. NYC Diesel
Also known as Soma Sour Diesel (as it's bred by Soma Sacred Seeds), NYC Diesel is a pungent, sativa-dominant hybrid that has an earthy aroma of fuel, grapefruit, and limes. NYC Diesel offers a powerful, stress-free cerebral experience and a relaxing body high.
2. Blue Dream
A really popular strain of marijuana in New York is Blue Dream, which smells and tastes of dark, sweet berries. Blue Dream is a well-balanced, sativa-dominant hybrid that instills a gentle euphoria over the body, making it a go-to for many treating physical pain or mental anxiety.
3. NY Kush
The Kush hybrid named after the Empire State is on of the most sought after strains in the state of New York, though it's not always easy to find. NY Kush is a sweet-smelling variety that's great for relieving pain, but take note that it's known for having high Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) levels and low Cannabidiol (CBD) levels.
4. American Haze
American Haze is one of the most popular marijuana strains in New York, as this earthy-smelling sativa offers a happy, alert cerebral experiences. American Haze is known for its invigoration taste of tart citrus, particularly lemons.
5. UK Cheese
One of the most in-demand strains of cannabis in New York is UK Cheese, a pungent hybrid that tastes of a mix of sweet berries and musky cheese. UK Cheese is known for its well-balanced, energetic effects over both body and mind.
With the earthy aroma and flavor of fresh spices and flowers, Lavender is one of the most popular indica strains in the Empire State. Lavender is the product of mixing several different strains from across the globe, and it's known for helping to relieve stress, depression, and insomnia.