Marijuana Strains For Specific Effects | Westword

Dear Stoner: I want to tighten up my stash. What are the best indicas and sativas for specific effects?

Dear Tad: Avoid living strictly by the indica/sativa designations. Those terms pretty much apply to bud structure and growing tendencies only. And even if they did describe more, the genetics are so muddled in the pot we buy that who knows what we’re really smoking? The truth is, you never know how you’ll react to a strain until you actually try it.

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