Before we talk about specific strains it is important to step back and look into cannabis basics. Kind of like cannabis 101. Mention the word cannabis and the reaction is audience dependent. We have all had the experience of showing up someplace and smelling like a freshly baked fatty. One of those aromas that can be challenging to loose. The burden with that is most people will recognize that scent like a skunk or nature gas, maybe even a little unnatural gas, but either way they know what it is and where it is coming from. And the danker the flower, the better and stronger the aroma should be! Cannabis, also known as marijuana among several other names, it is a flower of the Cannabis plant intended for use as a psychoactive drug or medicine or a combination of the two. Whether you medicate or recreate you should already know that the flower is the part most valued part of the plant to the common consumer. That flower will most likely be a Cannabis Sativa , Cannabis Indica or a Hybrid of the two. The flower should be nicely trimmed balls of pretty cannabis flower. Lets start with the Sativa strain as a basic group. Sativa’s typically provide more invigorating, uplifting cerebral effects that pair well with physical activity, social gatherings and creative projects. This strain has also been known to cause panic or paranoia in some. Know what your strains characteristics are and how they affect you. Here are nine nice to know differences between Indica and Sativa. The Sativa strain has its origins near the equator, like Columbia, Mexico, Thailand, and Southeast Asia. The distinct leaf shape is a huge clue to identity. Sativa can be tall and a 20 foot plant can be achieved. The flowering time on her tends to be 10-16 weeks long as well. Their yields are also reflective of their massive size potential. The plants tend to produce a more cerebral high, being up lifting and energizing making her great for social use or creative uses. The medicinal values offer up relief for fatigue, depression, and other mood issues. The flavors of the Sativa plants tend to be earthy and piney due to higher pinene terpenes. Her names usually include a Haze, as in Amnesia Haze. Now we covered some basics about Sativa and move on to one specific strain. Let’s discuss Ghost Train Haze for better in-depth look into Sativa. Ghost Train Haze has been making lists for the past couple of years. This cerebral and extremely potent sativa has tested up to nearly 28% THC thus making it a top choice among cannabis connoisseurs. Next time we shall discuss the Indica strain and a top pick in that category of cannabis. From there this journey down the rabbit hole is still unfolding.