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Purity - Just how different is highgrade cannabis from low?

Discussion in 'Cannabis' started by Orchid_Suspiria, Apr 11, 2008.

  1. Orchid_Suspiria

    Orchid_Suspiria

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    Swim can only get relatively mid to lowgrade cannabis where he lives.He has only a few times smoked anything that might be considered "highgrade"once in 97 when he came across some very bright green hydro.Swim isn't an expert so didn't know what to call it.

    Just how does the really highgrade stuff from Canada and the like compare to lowgrade weed?Whats the huge difference?Does it make the effects stronger and longer lasting?Would it feel that different to someone very tolerant to lowgrade cannabis?
     
  2. bman1

    bman1 Palladium Member

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    Yes it is stronger. Lowgrade is usally around 3-5% thc. High grade up to 19% thc? It means one has to smoke less to achive the same effect. So one would have to smoke 3 times the amount of low grade to get the same amount of THC in high grade. Also much of the lowgrade is from Central/South America which would make it more a sativa. High grade can be indca which is a more powerful "stoned" rather than a "high" High grade also uasally will have a better flavor. Someone with little tolerance would only need a few hits of high grade
     
  3. truth

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    High Grade Cannabis is not only indica, but also Sativa^^ for that SWIMmer up there. Sativa and Indica is just plant type, Sativa Plants grow 7-15 feet high and have a more clear headed, energetic high. While Indicas are shorter Denser plants, with a more couchlock high. Very Euphoric. SWIM prefers Satvia For Day Indica for night. SWIM has never came across lowgrade cannabis in california ever. SWIM has never seen seeds(sinsemlilla) in his dank. Never had brown shwag. SWIM is very fortunate because of SWIMS location throughout his whole life while some are less fortunate on where they live. Yes theere is a difference though. Highgrade doesnt contain up to 19% thats pretty high. most is from 12-17 %....19% is for some really bomb strains like medical such as sour diesel, blueberry, trainwreck, purple urkle, Purple afghan Kush, and such, Cave, Mothers Finest,Bubblegum,Pineapple, White Widow, and such.but a name is a name and without a trusted source and by the time it hit SWIYour bag, fingers, into wherever one smokes it, they knock off a lot of THC.Keep ones dank in glass jars and pick it up with something besides hands, straight into grinder, without touching straight into vap...SWIM loves highgrade cannabis and when getting his cannabis from the club takes a look at the lower grade strains but just look dead and nasty to SWIM. The taste is great for good juicy green buds in a vaporizer or for taste bubbler works well also. The Eastcoast seems not to have that great of Bud ever. SWIM loves the west and the north. Also, A lot of great Sativas came from south america for Budman1.

    Highgrade- Great Smell,look,taste,freshness,unharmed, stems do not bend but snap, no seeds ever, sometimes non chemical tasting, less to smoke to get high, Less paranoia, better highs

    Only cons is it cost more... but SWIM doesn't see how one could smoke shwag, just not the type of smoking SWIM likes. Come to CALIFORNIA, where the bomb bud grows and its basically legal here.
    swim & calidank
     
    Last edited: Apr 12, 2008
  4. Orchid_Suspiria

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    Unfortunately in swims state schwag is a fact of life.Swim has noticed schwag sometimes makes one even feel bad!Swim doubts any high quality cannabis could do that.
     
  5. truth

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    sorry bout that. SWIM didn't mean it in a harsh way or mean way... =( sorry. But is SWIY sure one could only get low grade cannabis. SWIM doesn't see how its possible not to have highgrade dank in an area unless it is in the middle of nowhere...
     
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    SWIM lives in socal. FYI anyone over the age of 18 who is a resident can get there med card NP NO MATTER WHO YOU ARE.

    Anyways because of that theres dozens of co-ops or Medical marijuana depensarys all around selling the finest shit you will ever see/smoke... clone only strains, clones, different types of hash, 95% thc "earwax" and mainly just a lot of different types of weed.

    SWIM has his medcard and has sampled many many different strains and some shit that will just make ur eyes water is so pretty... pure purple nugs with so much trychs on it u cant even tell.

    anyways the first things swim can tell from lowgrade to high grade weed is
    1. taste/harshness
    2.smell of nugs (grassy smell is more lowgrade-"flavored" smells more highgrade)
    3.apperence
    4. potency

    SWIM has smoked some pretty shitty mexican brick weed too and he can tell you he has never noticed weed that is asmuch is 4X stronger than any others... its just too great, more commonly its 1X as strong and not much more. I.E. 1gram of meds will never get as many people faded as 4g of stress, its just way to much.
     
  7. truth

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    exactly
     
  8. Hyperspaceblastoff

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    cali ftw
     
  9. AddyCrazy

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    Actually most lower grade strains are more indica because they flower in less time and have a higher yield. Well usually hybrid with indica dominant and sativa just for the height of growth. This is why mids and such often times get people very tired and kinda dazed. Higher grade is a clearer high no matter if its indica or sativa (SWIM feels atleast). Higher grade gets you higher with less and higher all around. The east coast has a good amount of bomb weed but usually its more especially in quantity. People in Cali pay like 350 an O for top notch medical usually while people on the east coast pay like 400 for an O of haze. Least thats how it is in NE and CT specifically. I feel better weed is deffinately worth it. SWIM is usually not dead after smoking good weed too.
     
  10. Ididnotinhale

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    Swim actually prefers mid grade MJ where he lives, which would probably be considered high grade in other areas. Swim likes the smell and taste of high grade MJ, but prefers the "speedy high" often found with the lower grade sativas.

    This is a little off topic, but swim is annoyed that sativas are generally considered "lower grade" because they have less thc. The high from sativas in his opinion is so much better even though you do have to smoke more. Sativas are great if you want to talk to anyone and have energy, whereas indicas are great if you are alone and you want to play video games and feel tired.

    Also, swim really enjoys the action of smoking weed with friend, but doesn't like to get uncomfortably high. So lower grade is great, because swim can have the fun of smoking more, without having to worry about getting too high.
     
  11. truth

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    Most low Grade strains are not Indica, its just BAD GROWERS that want fast flowering time always like to pick the Indicas for their narcotic type high. SWIM smoke medical cannabis that gets him tired all the time. Its the Grower. Imo. Price discussion is not allowed though, but SWIY probley didnt know that. Higher grade is a different type of tired stoned. compared to the lowgrade stuff though.
     
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    Swim doesnt mind mids when he is in a pinch and its all he can find but would never choose it over good bud. Its not the fact that you have to smoke more mids, its the taste that ruins it for swim. After you are used to high quality, anything less tends to just taste... gross. Also, to the OP, I would be very surprised to find that high quality bud is nowhere in your area, its probably just not running through your particular social circle. I bet it could be found within a reasonable distance of you
     
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    Over in cali it feels like "mids" are the new stress and chronic is the new mids, honestly.

    Not bragging or anything like that but swim has smoked too himself prob 1-2 oz a month for 3-4 months without EVER seeing a seed in any of his shit.

    in other parts of the country swim knows its somtimes rare to see weed without any seeds whatsoever!
     
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    Swim's weed always has seeds in it,even when it is the most decent you get here it has seeds.
     
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    yeah SWIM has been smoking since age 13 and never seen seeds in his herb. He feels very fortunate now. But when SWIM was 14 , had some crazy experiences on cannabis. Like feeling like he was a VCR when he was eating, and his food would get stuck in his throat. Weird. SWIM has always lived in California though and everywhere has bomb herb, everywhere. Even the people getting the herbs on the streets in cali get Club Quality herb. Its crazy. SWIM smokes medical. Then went up to visit a friend in northern cali and they had the same strain and everything like from the club but it was from a regular deal. Orchid. Just move to cali. Its SWIYs best bet hah.


    also

    a vaporizer makes bad quality herb seem pretty good SWIM has heard. From the sellers. Vapor Bros SWIM has and its pretty cheap and pretty good. Different high though. Even indicas feel like Sativa. And SWIM doesnt like that
     
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    I bet someone like 20 miles from you is kickin back smokin on some light green, smokin a duece of that dank. It's everywere, im not sure that theres a place that doesnt have flame weed.
     
  17. truth

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    co-sign
     
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    the difference between chronic and schwag is a wide gulf, not just in quality, but duration of effect, magnitude of effect, the range of effects, taste, smell, also cost, in swims area the higher quality stuff bears a price fourteen times heavier than that of the ever present schwag weed.
     
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    SWIM doesn't think bad quality will work well at all in a vaporizer. SWIM used to have a Vapor Bros and tried to vape some schwagg, which SWIM was almost positive wouldn't work and lo and behold it didn't work. SWIM wouldn't put anything that came with seeds in a vaporizer.

    If SWIM smoked a gram blunt of high quality buds he would be higher than smoking a 4 gram blunt of schwagg.



    To be honest, SWIM has never had any sort of speedy high when I smoke mid - low quality buds. Always more of a lethargic and less euphoric high. SWIM doesn't think it would be worth smoking pot if he had to smoke schwagg all the time with no real buds available.
     
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    Does highgrade cannabis have a pronounced more spiritual effect than lowgrade?Do the good strains from California put one in a very transcendental state?