What Are The Strongest Cannabis Strains?

October 5, 2020

Cannabis is now legal in many states for either medicinal or recreational purposes or both. However, caution should always be exercised when consuming this product, as certain strains are notably strong. The increased potency in marijuana is largely due to improvements in cultivation methods. As both technology and knowledge of cannabis have advanced, due to research, more powerful strains have been created. So what are the strongest cannabis strains offered today?

The Strongest Cannabis Strains

Many of the strongest cannabis strains contain high levels of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is the primary psychoactive compound found in marijuana. THC is the cannabinoid responsible for creating the “high” sensation associated with smoking cannabis. If you are seeking longer-lasting relief, a stronger strain may be beneficial. Here are five of the strongest cannabis strains currently on the market and what makes each one unique.

Godfather OG

Godfather OG, which is especially popular in Southern California, is one of several types of “OG” strains. It belongs to the indica marijuana plant and is frequently recommended for treating pain and insomnia. Godfather OG is also known for its spicy scent and hints of grape. This strain can have THC levels as high as 28%, according to cannabis news website Leafly. If you are unafraid of some drowsiness, Godfather OG – also known as “The Don of All OGs” – may serve as an excellent stress reliever.

The Pungent Chemdawg

Per cannabis price comparison platform Wikileaf, Chemdawg typically has a THC content that falls between 15 and 20%. This strain, whose exact origins remain unknown, is characterized by medium-sized buds and long, tapered flowers. Chemdawg is also known for its extremely pungent smell of musk and pine. The high produced by this strain will hit you rapidly, and you may also feel your senses become heightened after inhaling it. Chemdawg typically helps more with stress and anxiety than with insomnia.

Irish Cream

Irish Cream is a strain with predominantly indica properties, although it also contains sativa, and has a strong floral scent and can smell sweet and fruity when cured properly. It is created via a backcross of Mighty Irish Hope. According to, Irish Cream contains between 16 and 17% THC and approximately 1% cannabidiol (CBD, another psychoactive compound found in cannabis that helps treat anxiety and depression). This strain will leave you relaxed for an extended period of time and may even generate a strong sense of euphoria.

White Tahoe Cookies

This is another indica-dominant strain that contains approximately 21.5% THC. Created by Kush4Breakfast, it also induces great relaxation and euphoria and is known for its peppery aroma, which is attributed to the high concentration of caryophyllene (chemical compound,C15H24) contained inside it. White Tahoe Cookies can also have a citrusy flavor, as it contains a relatively low concentration of the compound limonene. White Tahoe Cookies is created by mixing The White X Tahoe OG strain and an unknown Girl Scout Cookies cut.

Strawberry Banana

Also known as “Strawnana,” this cannabis strain can have THC levels of up to 23% and is notable due to its heavy resin production. Strawberry banana will make you feel extremely relaxed and ecstatic, and may even spark a sense of creativity and interest in problem-solving. It has a mostly citrusy aroma, but can also have a slightly herbal and peppery scent. The high produced by Strawnana builds slowly, similar to other strong indica-dominant strains.

If you have decided to consume a potent cannabis strain for the first time, whether by inhaling or by eating edibles, it’s important to be extra careful. This is because certain strains can induce side effects and symptoms such as dry mouth, dizziness, and headaches if inhaled in large amounts. Be sure to consult with an expert for more information on strong strains.

Request Information From A Qualified Budtender

Speak to the experienced budtenders at Pure Oasis in Boston for more information on strong cannabis strains and the effects they produce. We are Boston’s first recreational marijuana dispensary.

At Pure Oasis, we offer a user-friendly experience that includes staff members who are highly knowledgeable about all of our products. We carry several varieties of indica, sativa and hybrid cannabis flower, as well as pre-rolled joints and blunts, cannabis edibles, vape pens and accessories.

When you inhale cannabis flower, you can expect to feel the full results approximately 30 minutes to an hour after consumption. It is important to note that the effects typically diminish over time and every person has a unique tolerance level; therefore, we always recommend beginning with the lowest available dose. Call Pure Oasis today at (617) 420-6837 or contact us online to learn more about our cannabis products.

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