North America’s 25 Trending Marijuana Strains of 2017

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Popular marijuana strains of 2017 were potent, tasty, and legally available in more than half the states, plus the District of Columbia. While perennial winners like Blue Dream, GG4 (Gorilla Glue #4), GSC (Girl Scout Cookies), and Sour Diesel were perpetually elevated on Marijuana.com’s monthly Top 25 Most Popular Strains during 2017 – several lesser-known strains gained online popularity during the past 12 months.

Compiled by Weedmaps (WM) over the past year, the analyzed results indicate more than a few strains witnessed their popularity ebb and flow during 2017.

In ranking North America’s 25 Most Popular Strains of 2017, WM scrutinized millions of data points and arranged them by online engagement. Though some of these strains are regionally specific, most are available in those states that have legalized recreational marijuana.

A heads up for dispensary owners looking to increase their business in the new year, stocking popular strains like these on your menu influences online traffic and contributes to a successful shop’s repeat business.

While Blue Dream, a Blueberry (Indica) x Haze (Sativa) reigned supreme for the majority of 2017, both Gelato (a Sunset Sherbet x Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies) and Forbidden Fruit (Cherry Pie x Tangie) helped soothe the frazzled nerves of Americans from New York to San Diego during the weird and wild year that was 2017.

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Born in Long Beach, raised on the central coast: I surf, dab, burn, and blog – though not necessarily in that order. I'm a husband, a father and a lifelong consumer of connoisseur grade weed. I don't drink alcohol or consume any other "drugs." I consider myself to be living proof that weed is not a gateway drug. If it were, I'd be in some serious trouble. Instead, as a 50-year-old ex-realtor that has been smoking weed for nearly 80% of my life (just did the math) ... I can only say, marijuana is safer than prescription pills or alcohol could ever hope to be for calming what stirs the savage beast.

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