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MARIJUANA TOURISM ADVISORY - TOP 10 BEST WEED COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD Part I

photo - Top Marijuana Nations

PART 1  - Places 6 to 10.
 

“Forty million Americans smoked marijuana; the only ones who didn’t like it were Judge Ginsberg, Clarence Thomas and Bill Clinton.” — Jay Leno

 

1 USA

2 Netherlands

3 Canada

4 Australia

5 Afghanistan

6 Kazakhstan

7 Mexico

8 Colombia

9 Jamaica

10 Nigeria

 

Commentary on the ranking: Placing is based on our perception of the average quality of readily available weed, internet ratings, variety of strains available, cannabinoid profiles, testimonials and hearsay. 

 

Definitely not on the list and relegated to the Hall of Weed Shame: Thailand

Thailand was once a free country with an anything goes attitude so long as you don't harm others.  Not so these days. Marijuana is illegal and you can go to jail for a long, long time if you possess large amounts of Weed.  Famous Thai stick was perhaps the world's best grass thanks to the natives brilliance in cultivating just about anything.  However, today, Thai weed is generally described as shitty to fairly shitty.

 

Honorable Mention: Israel

 Israel is a pioneer in Medical Marijuana Research.  Now the Military is using Medical Cannabis to treat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.  Three cheers to Israel.

 

Top Pot Nations by Consumption
 

Country

% Cannabis Users

Papua New Guinea

30

Palau

24

Northern Mariana Islands

22

Ghana

22

Guam

18

Sierra Leone

16

Czech Republic

15

Andorra

15

Italy

15

New Zealand

15

Nigeria

14

United States

14

Canada

13

Saint Kitts and Nevis

12

Chile

11

Dominica

11

Grenada

11

Antigua and Barbuda

11

Australia

11

Spain

11

Jamaica

10

 

 

10. Nigeria

Nigeria is known for its robust outdoor strains.  As you'd expect of a developing country near the equator, indoor varieties are virtually non-existent. For growers that want to experiment with Nigerian strains, there are testimonials from some Western growers that say it can be done, but you'll have to play around with the conditions. A famous strain  called "Nigerian" is a potent Sativa.  With this weed, you're going on holiday.  Many local Nigerian strains are crossed with Afghan.

 

Notable Nigerian Strains

Nigerian                      
Nigerian 99                 
Nigerian Hashplant    
Nigerian Nightmare                
Nigerian x Afghan      
Nigerian Yoruba
Nigerian Kandahar Hybrid

Lemon Nigerian
Love Potion #1 x Nigerian

 

9. Jamaica

Isn't it amazing that Marijuana was only recently decriminalized in the homeland of Bob Marley?

Jamaica would have scored much higher thirty years ago when the Western innovation was just taking off.  Jamaican weed is produced largely without technological assistance, though everybody on the planet is starting to learn new ways via YouTube.  Jamaican Weed genetics are found in many popular varieties, all over the world.

 

Strains of Fame in Jamaica Include:

Marley’s Collie
Jamaican Lion

Jamaican
Lamb’s Bread
Jamaican Pearl
King’s Bread
Jamaican Dream


8. Colombia

You knew that the Drug Warlord capitol of the world (at one time) had to be included in the list.  Marijuana farming methods became somewhat sophisticated when the cartels cross pollinated with US growers.  Back in the day, Colombian gold was rated at the top of the Weed scale.  As a result, Colombian has been interbred to produce many hybrid varieties world wide.  Though Marijuana has yet to be legalized, smoking a joint is functionally a non-crime. On December 22nd 2015, Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos signed an order that legalized medicinal cannabis

 

"Colombian Gold is a classic Colombian landrace sativa that induces alert, functional effects with a sweet citrus aroma." - Leafy

 

Scarface would love these Strains

Colombian Black
Colombian D
Colombian Fruit
Colombian Gold
Colombian Gold #2
Colombian Haze
Colombian Jack
Colombian Kush
Colombian Queen
Colombian Red Haze
Colombian Sweet
Colombian Thun


7. Mexico

Not so long ago, Mexico would have been in the top 3. If you go back 30 years, Mexico would probably rank at #1.

 

Mexico, Thailand, Jamaica, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan and Colombia were the primary origin of most Western Marijuana genetics.  When it comes to Pot, Mexico and American go hand in hand like Cheech and Chong.  The two countries have exchanged technology and genetics over the years.  Acapulco Gold was one of the premium weed's at one time and lives on in the genetics of many a hybrid. Legalization of Marijuana in the US has hit the Mexican Pot business hard, but at the same time, legalization has taken money away from criminal cartels. Unfortunately, with Marijuana becoming increasingly legal throughout the States, in the future, we expect Mexico to slide even further down in the rankings.

 

Mexican Strains of Fame - A few of the many Hispanic Flavored Favorites

Acapulco Gold
Afghani/Nepali-Northern Mexico Hybrid
Amnesia Haze
BCN Haze
California Dream
Destroyer
Cannabiogen                          
Eldorado

 
6. Kazakhstan

In the homeland of Borat, they cultivate great weed.  Kazakhstan is perhaps the birthplace of Cannabis.  Cannabis grows in the wild, and cash crop Cannabis includes indigenous and Indian-Pakistan varieties.

 

Weed has been around in central Asia as long as the historic record goes back.  Archaeologists found a mummy with a pouch of psychoactive weed that tested positive for Cannabinoids and dated back 2700 years.  At harvest time, locals pick the crops at night, paying lip service to restrictive laws now prohibit its use.

 

There is nothing like old school learnings and Kazakhstan has kept the tradition going. Back in the day, the USSR made cultivation illegal, but you know the locals did not listen unless they were at gunpoint. Marijuana and Hash were always considered to be among the finest in the world and nothing has changed.  Native strains even contain high CBD levels, sought by Medical Marijuana Doctors and patients.  Kazakhstan still supports Draconian laws, which actually come into play on occasion. Many popular western varieties are crossed with Kazakh weed.

 

A couple of Kazakhstan Hybrids in Fashion

Ata Tundra
Skunk Autoflowering

Kazakhstan ruderalis

Automaria

Indica Wild

 

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