Top Meds: Award-winning medical marijuana strains
All hail the munificence of Haze-Wowie!
Afghani, OG Kush, Purple Skunk, White Widow... With so many strains to choose from at local dispensaries, how do you separate the wheat from the chaff?
Thankfully, a variety of medical marijuana contests have popped up around Colorado recently, and they've uncovered the best of the best.
Check out the top winners below -- and remember, second place is first loser.
Oriental Theater, Denver
Organized by Rocky Mountain Caregivers Cooperative
November 15, 2009 contest
Submitted by: Alexis Nelson
Top Shelf Alternatives
1327 Spruce Street, Suite 300
Boulder CO 80302
Notes: Super Silver Haze was crossed with Maui Wowie to create this hydroponics wonder cultivated at 8,888 feet.
September 13, 2009 contest
Winner: Crunch Berry
Submitted by: Ian Sorensen and Robert Love
Grand County Co-Op
Grand County, CO
Notes: This high-altitude, soil-based strain swept all four categories:
Most Photogenic, Best Aroma, Stickiest Bud and Patients' Choice.
Medical Marijuana Harvest Cup
Mishawaka Amphitheatre, Bellvue, CO
November 21, 2009
Organized by Front Range NORML
Submitted by: Adam Johnson
Notes: An extremely potent strain that features a lingering essence of whole-bean coffee
Holiday Hash Bash
Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, Denver, CO
December 6, 2009
Organized by Twirling Hippy Confections, LLC
Winner: Sour Diesel Butane-Extraction Peanut Butter Hash
Submitted by: Eric Meece
Altitude Wellness Center
3435 South Yosemite Street
Denver, CO 80231-4797
Notes: This hash strain featured a strong hint of ever-popular Sour Diesel, no butane after-taste and specially designed hash tubes fashioned by a local glass maker.
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