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10 Self- Introducing Cannabis Strains, Named After A-List Celebrities

April 23, 2018

By Crystal Wilson

Cannabis has finally cleared the air and the cannabis policy has been passed with flying colors. It is finally legal in most parts of the world and all the credit behind the legalization not only goes to the policymakers but also a lot of influential individuals who have been supporting the cannabis movement from the start.

There has been a lot of people who never kept the fact of consumption of cannabis in the dark and have presented it proudly before the world. For their constant support to the movement, they are not only been recognized well but have been honored by naming the newly discovered strains behind them, for their active participation and cooperation in the movement.

The strains eventually got famous and were the most talked about strains because of the celebrities, and this includes active participation of male as well as female cannabis consumers from all parts of the world.

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All the strains that have named after a celebrity have been named according to their characteristics which complements the celebs the best. The list is a little big including innumerable luminaries, living or dead, and this category includes actors, singers, rapper, comedian, athletes, young celebrities and even our former honorable president.

The following are the list of 10 "Self-Introducing" strains which does not require an introduction.

1. Obama Kush

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Former president tops the list of the best self-introducing strains without any doubt for taking a stand during his tenure and legalizing cannabis in a number of states. A lot of people are aware of the fact that Noble prize winner enjoys cannabis himself and has always stood up for the "change", as this was his message whenever he used to address the population. The indica dominant kush, is a hybrid of Afghani strain and OG Kush strain and has a light aroma, inducing cerebral and euphoric rush and is also prescribed for a lot of medical conditions, majorly for pain and stress relief. More information about the strain here

2. Khalifa Kush

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The strain named after the famous rapper, known as Wiz Khalifa OG, is an indica dominant hybrid, was developed specially for the rapper and was named after him too. The Khalifa Kush strain is a three-way cross between OG Kush, Durban Poison, and cherry kush. This strain has got a piney, fresh, sour lemon flavor and produces insanely active, stimulating yet relaxing effects quite like the rappers mellower tunes. More information about the strain here

If you are a grower, find more information about Khalifa Kush Seeds here.

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3. Michael Phelps OG

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Cannabis is not only popular amongst the politicians and people from the music industry but also the athletes have also stood up in favor the movement as they are a regular consumer themselves. The most popular name amongst the athlete's list is 28-times Olympic medalist, 23 of them being gold, swimmer Michael Phelps. Descendant of the OG strain, this well-balanced kush (50% indica, 50% sativa) has got high THC level, making it unsuitable for the beginners. The earthy, fruity and minty smell of this strain, which boosts energy in human body making the body more focused is why it is named after the gold-medalist complimenting his commendable lung capacity. More information about the strain here

4. Chuck Norris

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The former Us Air Force pilot, martial artist, actor, film producer, screenwriter, Way of Dragon star and what not, the multi-talented Chuck Norris, has got a multi-talented strain named after him, which ironically has got his appearance, as most of the people say. Popularly known as the ‘Chuck Norris Black and Blue dream', named by a dispensary in California, but is linked to a little controversy as well. This sativa dominant strain has got the scent of citrus and tangy mangoes with a high level of THC and is not recommended for newcomers. More information about the strain here.

5. Margaret Cho

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This strain is as rare as the personality of the actress/comedian it is named, the one and only, Margaret Cho (finally a female addition to the list). This strain is a special-cut of the OG strain, found in Bay Area, California and is an indica dominant one. Cho-G induces giggle and relaxing effects, as the popular comedian/advocate of medical cannabis, doing full justice to its name having the classic OG flavor and smell with hints of lemon with spice and a touch of honey diesel. More information about the strain here.

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6. Tiger Woods

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Named after the legendary American Golfer, Tiger woods cannabis strains, whose parent strains are still under mystery but is believed to be a little sativa dominant hybrid. Rare in the market, but a must try for all the newbies. This sweet, flowery, buttery strain unloads all the stress and has got a great significance in the medical community. This mild strain tastes like sweet lemon and hash and most popularly recommended for treatment of glaucoma or eye pressure. More information about the strain here.

7. Snoop Dogg

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The hip-hop superstar, one of the many few celebrities who has got not one, but two strains named after him, Snoop's dream and Snoop Dogg OG. One of the most popular and renowned names in the music as well as the cannabis community has a cannabis brand named after him too. Snoop's dream is a hybrid of the rapper's two personal favorites Blue dream and Master Kush and a sativa dominant hybrid has got a piney, sweet blueberry flavor. Snoop Dogg OG, as the name suggests, has got it's genetics from Lemon OG and Sour Diesel, very similar to OG Kush in terms of both aroma and structure of the bud and makes the body alert and stimulates appetite. More information about the strain here.

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8. Charlie Sheen

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As famous as the man himself, this strain has got its genetics from the best and most popular, Green Crack, Blue Dream and OG Kush. The indica dominant strain and tastes like lemon and flower and smells like cotton candy. This strain is best for treating bipolar disorders, depression and cures physical conditions as well, most common is physical fatigue. More information about the strain here.

9. Dizzy Wright

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Securing runner's up position at the SoCal Cannabis Cup for the Best Medical Hybrid Flower, Dizzy OG is named after the famous rapper Dizzy Wright but the genetic origin of the strains are unknown. This strain tastes sweet and has a fruity kick. This strain has also got a wide medical application, it works against insomnia, alleviates depression and reliefs pain as well. This strain holds an exception when compared to others in the list as the seeds of this strains is not available with any breeder or any cannabis seed bank for sale online. To generate identical clones of Dizzy OG, the grower needs to obtain clippings from a healthy grown plant of the strain. More information about the strain here.

10. Blue Ivy Carter

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Last but not the least, the youngest member in the list, 6 years now, who is not even either familiar with cannabis or old enough to consume it has got a strain named after her. As the little girl got her genetics from the famous couple in Hollywood, Beyonce and Jay-z, similarly ‘Blue Ivy’ cannabis strain is a cross between Blue Dream and OG Kush. The indica dominant strain has a got a pungent and skunky aroma and tastes like blueberry, diesel and berry flavors. This strain induces calming effects in the body against migraines and pain relief such as headaches or pain in the bones. More information about the strain here.

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Crystal Wilson has been closely studying the cannabis industry trends for quite some time. Intrigued by the booming growth of this sector, she takes interest in penning down her views providing quality insight on current marijuana trends, particularly medical cannabis.



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