Jack Herer is one of the industry’s most awarded strains and regarded by many as one of the most elite hybrids ever created. This Sativa dominant cannabis strain has been at the top of the list for a long time. Jack Herer has won 14 High Life Cannabis Cups with its great taste, aroma and effect. The Jack Herer marijuana strain has a distinctive aftertaste like sweet grapefruit and has an odor that is a combination of earth, pine and wood.
A Signature Taste and Aroma
Users can expect a heady yet energetic high that has both cerebral and physical effects. It captures the cerebral elevation associated with sativa and the heavy resin production of Indica. This has given rise to various Jack Herer strains that consumers describe as clear-headed and blissful.
Its appealing flavour makes it the preferred choice among recreational and medical users — in fact, some patients use the strain to cope with stress, headaches, depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD and ADHA.
The Origins of Jack Herer Cannabis Strains
The Jack Herer strain was created in the Netherlands during the mid-1990s. After the drug became a medical-grade strain, Dutch pharmacies made it available for mass consumption. Since then, the strain has earned 14 High Life Cannabis Cups for its quality and potency. Breeders have attempted to recreate the strain in sunny and Mediterranean climates. On average, This Plant takes about 50 to 70 days to flower.
The cannabis strain takes its name from Jack Herer, a long-time cannabis activist, marijuana user and author of The Emperor Wears No Clothes. Herer fought for the decriminalization of cannabis during his lifetime, arguing that it is a renewable source of food, fuel and medicine. Users can grow this plant from any place in the world.
Herer ran for the President of the United States twice, after the nomination of the Grassroots Party. After two years of fighting heart troubles, however, he passed away in 2010. His legend lives on in the most popular strain in the world that takes his name.