12 Ways To Know If You Bought Good Weed or Bad Weed


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If you are going to go out and make a purchase of something, it is always good to know as much about it as possible beforehand. That’s why you research your car before you buy it or read reviews about products before you purchase them. It is part of being a smart consumer. Buying weed is no different. If you don’t know the ground rules of buying good weed and how to spot good or bad weed when you see it, it is going to be a problem for you in the long run. Smart dealers can tell a newbie buyer from a mile away so you will get hit with the “this is superchronicotilite weed” and really it is just some bullshit with a fancy, made up name.

Now to be fair, if you are trying to be economically sound and you would rather have quantity (more bad weed) over quality (less good weed) then be my guest but it is still important to be able to identify good/bad weed when you see it. Here are 12 tips on figuring out whether your weed purchase was a good one or not.


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  1. Tim Clark October 17, 2016 at 19:31

    What I’m smoking right now is some pretty good mids I get 7 grams for $25

    1. Weed Expert February 18, 2017 at 11:14

      How the FUCK and since when does weed go for anything below $10 a g. How the Fuck did you get 7 g’s for only $25? That shit must not even get you high.

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  4. Jerry Lewd September 19, 2016 at 18:30

    I just bought some low end $20 1/4 lavender trainwreck(. Dry, crumbly, off green color) it failed every test but damn it was great. Sometimes it goes both ways. My trainwreck was grown well but cured like an idiot but still dank.

  5. Thim September 13, 2016 at 10:26

    Buy quality weed from (thimmattsson29@gmail.com) text or call +1 (810)328-3601. 12 hrs drop up to your located

  6. Jonas September 9, 2016 at 03:17

    I got some weed that was dark green, full of seeds, and crumbled pretty easy but it was REALLY GOOD i dont know y but it was some of the strongest indica i have ever tasted

  7. Jermaine Taylor September 5, 2016 at 16:03

    Ive been smoking that 31.66% percent since 16 ¥£$€¢

  8. Ricky August 30, 2016 at 21:31

    I like this article but the author did not give evidence for his or her reasonin.

  9. Sherlock Ohms August 22, 2016 at 03:00

    I have smoked pot since 1975 almost every day, most of the pot before the late 80’s was brown bud, not too seedy or almost none, it was Mexican bud and cheap! it got everybody very high, slits for eyes, red as a concussion, skunk weed came as seedless and it was so strong a house smelled like it or a car really made it obvious skunk weed was in the car. weed today has high THC but the high is not there unless I eat oil! then OMG!

  10. swageyamatobiyolo August 16, 2016 at 23:48

    man, weed can mess ppl up so bad. i know someone who went psychotic from it and committed suicide. dont be stupid guys

  11. Lexi June 11, 2016 at 06:59

    OMG this helped hella lot !😄

  12. Jjj May 17, 2016 at 21:16

    I’m looking for a guy

  13. Zara March 3, 2016 at 20:22

    As far as a good connection goes…I noticed that that guy that EVERYONE says (including myself) “he is just a real good guy” is THE BEST connections. Of course being a young 1/2 way attractive female has also helped in the past. I’m half way to a century now, so I don’t rely on that anymore. But u do right to right people, it will usually work out. If u act desparate or dumb, u will get similar product. And of course I totally agree with growing your own… Our 1st plant I Found . It was 3″ Hugh growing in some mulch next to a dumpster area at a McDonalds!! I was Lovin’ It!! We gave that plant Love everyday and it returned it 10 Fold. 🙂

  14. Big Dick Daddy from Cincinatti February 21, 2016 at 00:10

    I’m in Knoxville Tennessee and I only smoke loud or skunk. In these past years I am seeing more and more weed that is dark green bordering on brown with A LOT of crystals….and I mean this in a bad way. I believe weed is being sprayed and I wonder does anyone have any output on the possiblities? When the weed is examined under heavy light you notice what to me looks more like a “varnish glaze” than the desired “crystals”

    Often if you smell the weed the finish reminds me of a straight up Pine Sol type cleaner. The real kicker is when you open up a bud the crystals look more indicative of a dried liquid more than a naturally formed crystal….anybody got any thought of what the hell to expect I an the verge of quitting over this silly shit

  15. Sir snot howy January 11, 2016 at 10:58

    Lord sir snot says if it looks and smells good buy it
    I m the lord of good weed , wat the hell man!and im better than any other snotty lord
    I can sense good weed, damm im so snotty ha ha

  16. Sir snot howy January 11, 2016 at 10:35

    Mac King there is plenty of excellent weed around.maybe u should move, the right connections.Right next to Colorado.

  17. Tony Thompson January 10, 2016 at 10:43

    Has anyone ever go weed package in the mail before from a distributor before.


    1. Tony Thompson January 10, 2016 at 10:44

      Has anyone ever got a weed package in the mail from a distributor before?

  18. Robert Furuhashi November 6, 2015 at 00:31

    I dried over 8 oz of bud crispy dry. Green now brown like a fucken pine cone. Man.. No more sticky icky.

  19. Jack bbh October 13, 2015 at 05:36

    I’m smoking the craziest weed I didn’t think I could even chop it when I smoked it I underestimated it cause II smoke heaps and don’t feel that high cause of my tolerance but this one cone I was tripping out jolting with insane energy could barely feel my body I was throwing up everywhere

  20. AC October 1, 2015 at 00:14

    G13 bomb bay

  21. Charles Bundy September 24, 2015 at 16:01

    “Those little hairs on the end of your weed are like gold. If there are a lot of them then that is gonna be some great weed.” What a joke. The author needs to learn a little about plant anatomy. Those are pistols whose only job is to collect pollen. The pistols grow out of the calyx which contains the THC secreting glands. You can tell roughly the ratio of THC to CBD ( thereby the expected potency) by the colour of the resin itself. Us old timers know a little.

  22. Steels September 24, 2015 at 14:40

    Green Crack homie ^-^

  23. Lubis September 22, 2015 at 08:33


  24. Kayla September 14, 2015 at 03:50

    Are you sure you don’t have that backwards? It’s actually the sativa that’s more likely to give you anxiety/paranoia, not indica. Higher thc content is a culprit too.

  25. Kamille August 30, 2015 at 23:38

    wow, the weed I just bought has all the signs of being some really awful stuff and I bought a lot. =/

  26. Sibusiso Jevu August 12, 2015 at 12:11

    come with me hail marry run quick seeds do wanna ride to die do you wanna get high tonight holla at me and you will be alright

  27. Sibusiso Jevu August 12, 2015 at 12:04

    I got the gratest kush on the universe if you from jozi and you tired of puuffin bad weed holla at me ryt away

  28. RASTABLOOD August 10, 2015 at 14:11

    Girl scout cookies

  29. DLAROC August 1, 2015 at 00:25

    Hey, hey, hey, hey……..

    Smoke weed everyday………..

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  31. 666threesixes666 April 25, 2015 at 06:53

    a buddy made a bunch of white rhino, but the nugs had like 197 million tiny impossible to trim leafs. does anyone know what caused this?

  32. matt April 22, 2015 at 04:33

    Sorry to everyone who is smoking garbage. Chicago is my hometown, and medacinal is the general sling for people in my age group, but my new home of Los Angeles has more choices than you would believe. I haven’t smoked anything under 20% , and sometimes when I’m feeling up to it, a wax dab w 70%(no joke) is almost too much (in a good way)

  33. BMO January 28, 2015 at 22:46

    My dealers nickname is K2. hmmm…

  34. keith January 25, 2015 at 19:51

    I am smoking some GASSs now,lol

  35. Urmom December 11, 2014 at 21:41

    So does this look like high quality weed?

  36. MzDoobz October 3, 2014 at 21:20

    I live in cali. So it’s all good in the neighborhood.

    1. Dan September 18, 2015 at 19:42


    2. Melissa January 20, 2015 at 16:13

      So do I I seen pictures of your buds and me and my fiance would like to get some email@hernandezmelissa716@yahoo.com

    3. Juwan December 5, 2014 at 18:08

      That looks sick af

  37. XOXKUSHXOX September 29, 2014 at 11:21


  38. TJ88 June 28, 2014 at 10:34

    The talk i hear about different strains affecting the quality of the high is the reason I gave up on the weed. You never know what you’re getting and where it came from. Even in the 70’s and 80’s when it was all natural. I like to think that weed is like wine. The quality depended on the region it came from and what kind of season they had based on the weather. This combination of region and weather was what determined how good of a high you would get. Once you experience the perfect high, you keep chasing it until you find it again and often is few and far between. The other factor has to do with a person’s body chemistry. Some people experience different highs and lows on the same batch. As with any drug, a person can experience different effects, good or bad. That is why most states make it a law to have drugs prescribed under the watch of a licensed physician.

  39. เอกสิทธิ์ พาณิชย์คีรีวรรณ June 1, 2014 at 07:49

    I want you all try smoke thai weed with bamboo bong…. 🙂

  40. Puffy taffy May 27, 2014 at 21:06

    What’s kind of weed is this

  41. Puffy taffy May 27, 2014 at 21:06

    What kind of weed is this?

  42. alex May 17, 2014 at 21:03

    You smoking that reggie miller Go kill yourself

  43. Jason March 28, 2014 at 13:01

    John your dumb. My step dad had been smoking like you say you have and if i bring that good to his place he gets too high and its cause of the great weed. The percentage has went up so much from when you started smoking. I can get bud that makes me fall asleep to bud that makes me want to go sky diving. Theres so many different kinds of weed and different highs its impossible to keep up with.

  44. BOZE March 15, 2014 at 09:56

    In some rare cases, when buds are grown cured and pruned right -some of the buds may actually have three times the THC than regular outdoor weeds. But that doesn’t explain why good bud is now considered to be designer strains..

    For the most part, the average buds we see are prettier and taste better because it’s not bricked up and packed in oil to get across the border…. .. This is not always true – the old regular good bud like we saw In the 70’s is making a comeback as dro or korn. You could get a LID of The Very High Quality Kona Bud grown in the perfect tropical conditions of Hawaii.

    $100 dollars for ounces of Kona Gold back in the Mid 70’s – mind you this is when the higher quality actually first hit the market and some of the best cannabis of the 70s along with the Thai Sticks and Christmas Buds. Colombian Red Hair, Maui Wowie, Acapulco Gold, these were all as good as anything today.

    The new “popcorn” and “Kush” are not a new species of weed, we see now is not any better than these old die hard original true OG strains.

    In the 70’s you could get a “lid” or basically a large bag of bud that was about an ounce, 28 grams. You had no need to weigh it, you didn’t need scales – good bud was plentiful and sold for $10 a zip, Yet we pay $20 a gram now – some are getting $400 a zip now and today’s bud is shamefully getting worse as prices continue to rise.

    Today’s strains are diluted mutants with modified growth cycles to yield more quantity in half the time and delivered in half the time. So why does it cost so much more now? Prices should be lower now than ever….

    Now not only are the new classifications of buds over rated – they are not even any stronger today that back in the 70’s when they started growing sensimilla indoors and you could actually get real hydroponically grown organic premiums. Most of what you kids see today are simply imitations. You don’t see real DRO much, and the Outdoor varieties just aren’t close to the quality suggested. People have been brain washed. Most of what I see today is not half as good as what I grew up on, or even what my parents grew up with.

    When you are paying $100 a quarter or more, your actually paying TEN TIMES more than you paid 10 years ago. That’s 40 TIMES more expensive than it was 20 years ago. You could get ten ounces (280 grams) for the price of a single 7 gram sack today .Higher than GAS inflation.

    Where did Marry go? I hope she makes it back home sooon….

  45. Brandon W Carter March 2, 2014 at 05:49

    A good chunk of this information is flat out wrong. Spend some time in a medical state and see what it looks like from the dispensaries. Weed CAN be brown and still be delicious and also medicating… Red hairs don’t always mean it’s good (they’re for collecting pollen to fertilize the female plant) they contain trace amounts of CBD, CBN, THC and the other compounds that affect our brains. They can often mean that the plants were grown with poor nutrition or in a CO2 rich environment but they can also be a trait of the strain.. Dry weed doesn’t instantly mean bad weed. MUCH of the bud sold in the dispensaries is cured to the point that if you break it up by finger it will bust between your fingers, or after a small amount of pressure is applied. It’s often sticky, but it’s not unheard of at all to have a batch that’s not sticky and when cured feels dry to the touch.

  46. Bobby January 21, 2014 at 12:41

    Good article

  47. bp January 18, 2014 at 18:01

    Actually hairs on the bud mean jack squat it just means it was grown for too long and stopped producing crystals, hair = neither good or bad just wastes space and possibly makes the bud weigh more which in turn would actually be bad.

  48. Brendalee January 10, 2014 at 00:51

    Yes this I know is true Big G.
    Also if people get “paranoid’ it’s a part of your “fear’ based societal thinking. Just allow your body to float and accept where you are. After you go through that a couple times you will begin to learn how to control your thoughts so they don’t play tricks with your mind. (a common phenomena in todays “asleep” society.)

  49. Brendalee January 10, 2014 at 00:45

    I just want the

    Lebanese and Arabic people know that “I miss your hash”! You were the number one makers!

  50. Ricky Ableidinger January 9, 2014 at 20:24


  51. Dan January 1, 2014 at 16:39

    I usually get potent kush on the regular but the last batch was very dark green, crystally if that’s even a word and had a slight lavender smell to it..i went with it, smoked it and it was intense..i had been deceived

  52. nata December 6, 2013 at 17:18

    i gotz good shit haha but its pretty much just leaves im blown

  53. dickenhoffski October 9, 2013 at 20:48

    Simple. .buy a small sample and smoke it. If it sucks you’re not out much. If it rules..pony up.

  54. jman27 September 4, 2013 at 14:09

    ive been smoking for quit some time now and recently got a bag and at a very cheap price i thought oh well ill smoke a bunch and itll be fine for now,so i broke up enough for a good sized doobie, it was dry had a little smell to it, so i smoked the whole j roach to i thought to myself this shit blows until about 10 min later this shit crept up on me and had me insanely high, im talkin body buzz from hell, laughing my ass off and had the munchies like crazy not to mention my mouth was so dry i couldnt spit to save my life, the shit had ridicules staying power to, best 25 dollar bag of ditch weed id ever bought.

    1. blue dream January 15, 2014 at 02:28

      Keep in mind that everyone is different, your body chemistry with smoking some good stuff can differ with certain individuals.

  55. deivis August 13, 2013 at 09:57

    Thanks who posted this info rlly helped

  56. Rj Deol May 28, 2013 at 19:33

    let your dealer know he’s selling you garbage.

  57. Jajakadigg@yahoo.com May 14, 2013 at 15:28

    Good shit

  58. jack April 18, 2013 at 15:48

    I’m smoking shit weed right now 🙁

    1. Thim September 13, 2016 at 10:27

      Buy quality weed from (thimmattsson29@gmail.com) text or call +1 (810)328-3601. 12 hrs drop up to your located now

    2. Sir snot howy January 11, 2016 at 10:47

      Grape kush is good shit

    3. Dave Stevens October 7, 2015 at 21:33

      The picture got me feeling that way too. But hey, I guess the grass is always greener right?

    4. BMO January 28, 2015 at 22:57

      Me too :/

    5. Kiera June 26, 2013 at 18:54

      me too! But my Guy warned me.

      1. Bobby Collins January 9, 2014 at 15:37

        what people on the interweb not “ball’n out”…same here its crap

  59. Jack Flash March 20, 2013 at 05:19

    I’ve smoke the brightest florescent red weed, with hardly any green what so ever on the plant, with pink stems, huge mushroom trichromes standing all over like a sponge, of bubbles on top bubbles. This was back in 2003!!! I have NEVER seen any weed on any website or obtained from any marijuana dispensary, even in Cali, that has anything that even compares to the look taste or high. This Romulan plant was by far some of the best weed on earth of far superior genetics. It pisses me off that I can’t even find a similar online picture to give you all the in depth detail of good it really was. My friend grew it in a trailer from clones he got in Alabama.

    1. stickyhashkush January 2, 2015 at 22:32

      This ?

      1. BMO January 28, 2015 at 23:00

        P Tripple P – Pink Puff Puff Pass
        I want sum.

      2. Melissa January 20, 2015 at 16:04

        i want some.

    2. Michele From Ohio September 10, 2014 at 11:13

      Romulan is a clone only strain. You can get crossed Romulan strain seeds from most seed banks. Google is your friend.

  60. Dezert February 24, 2013 at 14:08

    i live in Brooklyn NY. And I can not get good bud for anything. I do not want to stop smoking weed, but i am spending too much on garbage…its going to make have to quit. I live in a small studio so growing my own is out of the question. How can I find a good dealer… DezertEase@aol.com Let me know how I can get some good stuff.

  61. BarbadianHerbalist February 19, 2013 at 07:02

    Ah but all the Jamaican weed (Jam) ive ever had is brown in colour. The dank jam is a heavy dark brown. Just pointing there is an exception if its not green depending on where you are in the world.

  62. scott February 10, 2013 at 22:32

    cali cush good or bad?????

    1. Rj Deol May 28, 2013 at 19:32

      the best…

  63. skillzmtc313 February 4, 2013 at 20:52

    Get a 30x power or higher magnifying glass and first check for bud rot and mold if thats not present then check for dead bugs… If those two are not present then continue to check for the heads of the trichomes to be atleast milky or amber…. If the trichomes look like see through glass they are not mature and the effect will hit u fast but the high also leaves quickly…. If the trichomes are nice and milky white or amber orange or red then you are in business… Also weed should never be completely dry… It should have a tackiness to it a nice twang to the smell and it should be dense….Over cured or improperly stored pot destroys the essential oils and trichomes that you pay for…. I guess if u pay for a bunch of plant material then just go buy somebodys leftovers from their vaporizer…

    1. Dezert February 24, 2013 at 14:13

      That is what I get, dried up bullcr-p! I want good weed. I have to quit smoking because where I live the dealers suk and they never get good stuff, Help me… how do I go about looking for trees?

      1. Michele From Ohio September 10, 2014 at 11:16

        You have to go farmer, my friend. Don’t smell, don’t sell and don’t tell and you will be fine. An acquaintance of mine says it’s a fun hobby.

  64. canwesmokeyet? January 5, 2013 at 13:35

    I’m smoking white widdow right now.

    1. Sir snot howy January 11, 2016 at 11:21

      White widow is good shit!

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  66. betz420 October 26, 2012 at 00:22

    actually the highest ive ever been was on some decent regular weed! ive been smokin for 8 years now and smoked strain after strain of potent bud but ive never reached the point of nirvana that, that regular weed took me too. it was weird.. but then again i had wayy less of a tolerance back then

  67. Ace October 14, 2012 at 21:11

    John you must be smoking bad weed or something because me and my friends have hella fun when we’re high. The amount of fun you have while high doesnt depend on the weed you smoke it depends on the person. I smoke weed to have fun, so I always enjoy myself when high. And I also get the munchies and I talk my ass off. So idk what you’re talking about

    1. chris February 20, 2013 at 22:41

      I love to git hi have sex to

  68. Alwaysgettinggood October 1, 2012 at 00:12

    Johns an idiot.. haha we be getting some daaaank ass bud. turing that shit into some crazyyyyy BHO. GET ON MY LVL.

    *Im on a all dab diet.*

  69. Big G September 3, 2012 at 13:50

    John, weed in your day had 7-10 percent THC, weed today can go up in the uppers 20s to 30 percent THC. I get stoned off my ass and go out with friends and have a fucking blast. Different strokes for different folks.

    1. Dan July 27, 2015 at 23:29

      The highest THC content i have ever smoked is 33%. I have heard that it has been tested up to 35%. Wow!!

  70. Noobieeeee September 3, 2012 at 12:20

    Can weed be bad even if it smells REALLY potent?

  71. Cracker August 25, 2012 at 09:39

    John you are 100% retarded. Smoke some Goo, get your weight up, or keep smoking your poopy brown dirt weed. You do realize that there's still lot's of Sativas right?

    Since you're talking about doing Coke, Opium, and LSD I can tell that you don't really care about cannabis and just want to get high. Sad.



    1. FesterFoot43 November 3, 2015 at 23:20

      Oh, Jesus boy – Been there, done all that you’re boasting about back in the day and it wasn’t nearly what you can get today. If you want relaxing and creative, hurk some sativa. You want to be couch baked, get yourself some hairy indica with lot of redness, hairs, crystals, stink; that assures a high THC. Just make sure you have snacks and fluid.

  72. Donsechler August 14, 2012 at 00:26

    John ^^^^^

    I wasent alive in the 70s but al your saying is true… and its a real downer 🙁 we should bring back the old stuff…

  73. SlingerMarshall August 1, 2012 at 21:37

    This was very useful.
    nuff said.

  74. Kayi Dafaki August 1, 2012 at 11:57

    Well here’s some tips 1. If you go to buy weed ALWAYS make sure that you have a scale if your buying large quiltys 2. NEVER ACCEPT THE WEED IN WHITE BAGS. That means they are trying to hide something so check the baggies and look at the stuff if you r in crowded areas then tell them hold on on the deal and go to a private area brake it down and check it out if its what dude above explaned about the bads don’t take it and don’t believe anything they say cause they were trying to hide it with the white baggie.

  75. John July 23, 2012 at 22:34

    I almost 100% completely disagree with these "tips."

    I started smoking in the 70's all the way till the early 90's. The cannabis we had back them was OUTSTANDING compared to the garbage today. All the strains we were smoking were 100% pure landrace Sativa's. Grown under the sun, in natural conditions in their origin habitat. The high was incredible! It would induce FITS of laughter, EXTREME munchies, would uplift you, inspire you and make you happy as a clam! Most of the strains were just brown leaves with tons of seeds in them. We didn't give a shit about the appearance, taste, smell, texture, stickiness or any of that useless crap. It was the quality of the buzz that were the real goods.

    Today's strains are almost the complete opposite. The highs are lame. They make you tired, lethargic, anti-social and zombie like. Maybe it's because there aren't any more landrace Sativa's around anymore. All these current "pro" breeders are growing fast flowering/high yielding Indica Hybrids which get you completely stoned but it's not a fun stone. It puts you down. And gives many people anxiety and panic attacks.

    There is a difference between getting stoned and getting truly high. I'm honestly telling you the truth here. I would still smoke to this day if the high was like how it use to be.

    Now I'll probably get tons of flack from current young smokers telling me I don't know what I'm talking about. That "everything is more fun when your young," that the strains today have way more THC and are stronger than old-school weed.

    This stuff could very well be true. The strains of today are probably way more potent and stronger then the ol' stuff. But hey….it's not longer a fun high so who cares if it's stronger or higher THC.

    I remember when I was 44 smoking the last of the good stuff I ever had. I smoked a joint with 5 people and we got ripped!!!! We sat in a circle and just laughed almost completely straight for 2 full hours! No joke. The weed back in the day was an "instant good time." Gave you confidence, energy and a bone deep positive outlook on life.

    I know it's the strains of today that are bad. It's not that I'm older or my tolerance is high. If that was the case, why don't I see any young smokers laughing their asses off, raiding the kitchen and cleaning out every cupboard or even smiling?

    I go to Hempfest every year in Seattle and it's a complete joke! There are thousands of people there. Everyone is stoned. But out of those thousands I maybe see one or two people that truly look like their enjoying themselves. Everyone else is just walking around like zonked out zombies. Introverted, awkward, and quite. Nobody is on the ground rolling around laughing. It's really sad.

    The cocaine in the 70's-80's was more pure and better than today's stuff. The LSD back then was more pure and better than today's stuff. Opium was more pure and better than today's stuff. Believe me when I tell you…the cannabis we had back then was way better as well.

    1. Sir snot howy January 11, 2016 at 11:11

      I been smokin weed 40yrs now .i disagree ,todays weed is much better.

    2. Rafi Sarkissian January 8, 2016 at 18:13

      I been smokin 22yrs & agree the high has totally changed from happy high to zombie like paranoid anxiety high. Btw I live in Cali. where it’s all GMO crops now growers want to grow as fast as possible and make their flowers smell as potent as possible wonder what will happen to us later on in life with all these added chemicals. I’m really sick of all the dispensaries out here

    3. Elavated Mafia December 1, 2015 at 15:57

      You couldn’t be more wrong about the weed bro, the only thing I can think of as to why you have this opinion that weed is inferior now compared to the 70’s is that you have built up a tolerance from years of smoking but i do enjoy smoking pure sativa on the rare occasion I can get it but when it comes to getting more high some of the hybrid strains are much more potent compared to the pure sativa that you so cherish

    4. Urmom December 11, 2014 at 21:45

      I smoke this stuff called lemondrop and it makes me laugh like crazy. My friends say I’m uncontrollable when I’m on it

      1. Jazman G July 30, 2015 at 11:49

        Ur that annying person that cant chill arent you , your cut off

    5. kongobongo August 26, 2014 at 06:40

      ok im only a young smoker and i actually found a natural plant and it was great compared to the hydro stuff i got.

      1. Joshua Keys September 29, 2014 at 20:08

        Where did you find this natural stuff

    6. dima August 23, 2014 at 13:55

      i was honestly laughing at this article. because phones back then were better compared to this garbage, i mean who doesn’t love corded phones you can wrap yourself in when getting into a very entertaining conversation?

    7. Corey May 28, 2014 at 00:33

      I feel there’s more to it than on the surface. For example, I can’t be certain it’s the new strains, or the new young culture.

    8. Jeff Lachance January 22, 2014 at 07:11

      People always try to sell this bullshit but alas its scientifically proven fact that today’s weed is much much more potent than that of the 60s-80s… thanks to modern technology we can also get the much more potent weed in about half the time!!!

    9. bongojongo November 4, 2013 at 21:39

      or maybe you were in the peak of your life lol

    10. Ginger September 9, 2013 at 02:30

      Not completely true, with the hybrid strains we get today you never know what the high will be like, sometimes its shapeless, sometimes it psychedelic. Weed has evolved with the times.

    11. Mo up February 7, 2013 at 08:32

      So true John I agree I feel noid wen I smoke weed like the whole worlds out to get me even my friends

      1. FesterFoot43 November 3, 2015 at 23:26

        I don’t ever feel anything more than what I expect – a tasty buzz with creative flow and serenity. It’s YOU, John. You’ve changed and your body doesn’t process the good stuff like it used to.

      2. Kayla September 14, 2015 at 03:41

        Try to get your hands on low thc strains, it’s less likely to make you paranoid. More thc = more likely to be paranoid and today’s kids seem to like playing a game of trying to cultivate the highest thc possible.

      3. S September 23, 2013 at 02:55

        Maybe bc predisposition to “mental illness”?

    12. milena October 29, 2012 at 20:35

      all the effects you describe are effects I experience when I smoke maybe you built a tolerance after smoking pot for 20+ years

  76. eric weed July 17, 2012 at 20:37

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  77. ericweed July 15, 2012 at 21:55

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  79. Steven July 6, 2012 at 11:33

    Just make sure you are'nt paying more then $10 a gram for lower weed and you'll be alright that's what I say. But if you are tell your dealer fuck you and get another one or well take those seeds from that weed and grow it yourself because that's still better then getting ripped off.

  80. A_realist July 6, 2012 at 11:29

    ….. I'm going to be honest with you guys but I hated reading this blog. It's informative but the author comes off to me like he's a snobby asshole. Weed's hard to get especially in illegal states like Alabama around here, your lucky to have something higher then a regular grade. You find better stuff in the bigger cities but there usually very shady people who sell it and all you got to do is piss them off and well rest is history. So please "unacceptable" is a bad word. I just like getting high even if it does take about 6 hits to do it.

  81. clive from canada June 19, 2012 at 16:07

    if you want good weed go to canada period

    1. Sir snot howy January 11, 2016 at 11:15

      You dont have to go to Canada for good weed theres plenty here in the states

  82. chazz May 19, 2012 at 14:00

    usually one way a person should tell the difference between good and bad is the smell and the high.

    The smell should not smell like mint/cat pee/windex cleaner even if it is faint smell at all, even if you feel sick after smelling that is a important sign. One way to check is after a week in storage you will be able to smell it and if it smells nasty like what i mentioned above and not what it smelled like on day one before you got ripped off like i did.

    Normally good weed will lose some of its smell but it will still smell as good as the day you got it and smell flavorful like a flower. In translation if the scent smells great and does not smell faint then you bought some good stuff.

    The huge difference between good and bad weed on a high.

    A bad high will result in having in one or a few symptoms once smoked panic attack or paranoia,headaches, soreness,derealization, depression, chest hurting etc. Keep in mind i have had some bad weed before so i know what i am talking about. It is only temporary for 1 to 2 weeks if it was bad.

    Good weed makes you feel calm down to earth,laugh at things, enhances what you see and feel, more social, makes you happy,music feels way more powerful and also can make boring things seem fun.

    One last detail i would add about dealers. Is that if they try to act cool and lie by saying they have the exact same interests you do all the time and does not want marijuana legalized. Also if the dealer makes you feel bad about there life when they have no problems that should be the sign your dealer,caregiver is a constant greedy,liar and wants your money and does not care about the quality of the weed they sale you.

    1. Crop April 30, 2013 at 21:29

      You describing indica vs sativa effects, I personally like sativa.

      1. no April 30, 2013 at 21:30

        he cant handle sativa ha!

  83. danicaliforniaa April 28, 2012 at 17:06

    my dealer is amazing, always good, never cheats me, a bit pricey, but i've never gotten anything less that great from him. i guess it helps i'm hooking up with him time to time (;

    1. Sir snot howy January 11, 2016 at 11:07

      Your lucky to have a fair and consistent dealer

  84. mikey April 25, 2012 at 13:23

    all ibuy is mid, cuz im a cheap ass some times. but its kinda dark green, and its sticky, dont know about seeds yet cuz havent looked through it, but is it bad that i smoke out of a can? and how can i hide it from my parents an avoid getting drug tests? i love my weed

  85. stanky lanky April 25, 2012 at 12:51

    ihave one question. i bought some mid, and its in a paper, but hard and sticky tho. i had it in my shoe to avoid getting cought. is it bad that its sticky? and it is it bad that i smoke out of a beer can or soda can?

  86. Michael February 19, 2012 at 14:34

    I bought an ounce of shit weed, fml.

  87. […] Re: I need help, Im buying orange kush and I dont know how to recognize it Just learn to spot dank weed. This guide helped me out a lot when I first started: 12 Ways To Know If You Bought Good Weed or Bad Weed | Hail Mary Jane […]

  88. u no February 7, 2012 at 01:28

    Need a new dealer n e takers

  89. How to get THC out faster(not a way to fool your drug test)- Well I’ve been trying to figure out good ways to help clean out your system fast because as we all know THC takes too damn long on its own.

    1. YummiGummiKush December 29, 2012 at 11:53

      ive had it out of me in 1 week after 3 years of heavy smoke. Its all in your body mass index, I weigh 190 and not to brag but i am ripped. Point being if you have a low percent of body fat then 2 weeks tops with plenty of fluids like tea. With a higher bmi of like 25 and up your lookin at a month or more. It is stored in the fatty deposits through out your body. Also our livers. Some say our livers actually produce canbidols. Weird. EXERCISE is the best way unless you chemicaly mask it but most tests can pick up a false negative and make you come back 3 hours later.

  90. krystal January 17, 2012 at 17:03

    Badass!!!you did that boy!!!!Loveddd itt ^_^

  91. guest December 23, 2011 at 17:00

    15 in an ounce? thats not bad. i bought 4 gs last week and it had like 6 seeds, so you got a pretty good deal

  92. noneofurbussness December 11, 2011 at 10:47

    i have some bud that is bomb af but it has seeds in it i foud like 15 seeds in an ounce is that bad?

    ps: the seeds all have tigger strips and wont crack

  93. Stonerboi91 September 27, 2011 at 11:50

    excellent bro!

  94. carla August 17, 2011 at 18:32


  95. John smith August 7, 2011 at 23:36

    Now I know why people say swag sucks. Because smoking swag get 30 min high wtf is that it.

  96. John smith August 6, 2011 at 17:36

    I bought this swag it smell weed. I keep on smell it again It kinda smell like grass. But thing is I smoke it. It taste good two bow I was high as fuck. I am new of buying weed. I have asks my sister in law. She sated if it swag it sucks. Iam fuck.

  97. sirstonesalot July 29, 2011 at 04:41

    sooooooo, im just putting this out there…i have had bud that has been super dank, crystals would explode off when you cracked it cause there was were many, and it was dry and not really sticky because it was dry

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  100. Emmy June 13, 2011 at 09:21

    I have a *fantastic* dealer who just gave me some consolation weed after a breakup. Holyshitawesome–smells really distinct (through a ziplock baggie inside a cardboard box) sticky bud, glistens a lot, no seeds… I rolled a slim joint and took one puff and had the best self-love session of my *life*. I just want to know what this shit is so I can find it again when I'm with a guy.

    1. henrikcornelius May 10, 2012 at 19:20

      did ya find out? im a guy.. lol

  101. Jay June 11, 2011 at 12:51

    you should always remember before all rules stated that if the ASH IS BLACK or sticks to the joint, 100% sure you are doing harm to your body and smoking chemical infused cannibis. This should be the major rule as looks are decieving. NO CHINA!!!

  102. Mark B March 10, 2011 at 23:17

    @SHANE- Dude It’s not press weed you’re looking for “Dense” weed that means weighs more and while smoking it will burn longer.It looks like you get less bud if it is super dense you could be surprised on how dense weed can be. Fluffy weed is basically the opposite of what I just said about dense weed some people get ripped off when you comes to Fluffy buds because they don’t know what they are doing when it comes to buying weed yet.

  103. Nuffer December 30, 2010 at 01:12

    haha i just got some terrible weed. and it sucks because it was pricy and from a friend

  104. Marijuana I <3 U! October 27, 2010 at 23:30

    i cant wait till this weekend im buyin 3 ounces and then goin on a road trip to miami. its gone be a good time. thanks for the tips.

  105. SHANE October 24, 2010 at 19:13

    I have a silly question i think, But another person & I have two different opinions on what the difference of press weed & fluff weed is! Im needing to know if press weed is a type of weed that can be grown, or purchased as a seed to b grown, or is it only because it is compressed? kinda silly question, But we need an answer to decide who wone our WAGER! THANKS!!

  106. ha October 21, 2010 at 21:40


    Some people only have dealer, and it can be kinda ackward to bring up the fact that they’re ripping you off especially if they are big and strong lol and ur fuckin 15

    1. Sir snot howy January 11, 2016 at 11:04

      Tell him to fuk off

    2. yer maw December 21, 2015 at 16:23

      Ask for tik then rob the cunt

  107. loub September 21, 2010 at 19:51

    my dealer sucks he fuckin rips me off every single time cause he knows i cant tell

    1. Jose...C August 3, 2011 at 13:56

      You sir, are a dumbass ahahahah. shit try to find another dealer

    2. 420 September 23, 2010 at 01:29

      Every time? If he rips you off, why the hell do you keep going back to him? hah

  108. cisco September 20, 2010 at 21:48

    i have a question bout some stuff i gots growin in da back haha….so im sort of a newbuie to growin ive smoke before tho but today wen i went to check on my plants by what im reading my plants shud be freakin awesome i mean i grabed one of the buds on it and broke it off it was really sticky and just smelling it made ma eyes droop and my pupils get all dialated haha i just dont now if its time to cut the nugs of and dry em or what?

  109. StonerChick September 17, 2010 at 19:25

    The worst thing I hate is waiting 2 hours for someone to meet you at spot and they bring you a bag of seeds. Not only is that a HUGELY BAD HORRIDLY AWFUL deal, but that makes the dealer look terrible!

    Something you want to look out for if you’re a noobie buyer is not only seeds and stems, but you don’t want shake either. Shake is where your distributor basically sold all of his nuggets and gave you what was in the bottom of the bag. ALWAYS look for nuggets (basically nice big juicy bud!)!

    Keep in mind that price says everything. Like the 400 for an oz thing, seriously…you couldn’t tell that 400 dollars was outrageous? Come on now… if someone is trying to under-sell or over-sell they are more than likely trying to rip you off…

    Some dealers are straight, but some are just crooks! Use your head! 😛

    I don’t know if this will work or not, but this idea just popped into my head… I’ve read on another site that trying a bit of the bud before you actually make a purchase works…however, some dealers are stingy and don’t like to give out tastes for free. But…maybe if you try to buy a bowl-pack or a dime bag at least you can get a taste for less, usually like 5-10 dollars. If it’s good, buy it up…if it’s shit, leave it alone!

    And ya know, I like the statement that sometimes it really does take smoking it to know where it’s good or not. I’ve always known that ‘brown’ weed is shit, but my stoner buddy Jake actually brought some over one time that was good! Shocked the shit outta me! I was impressed 😀

    1. Kerry Cronin February 14, 2016 at 15:13

      I don’t get why so many people think that $400 an ounce is outrageous. I have a medical marijuana card and they get very good product. it is all $350 an ounce. So far it has been worth the price. Just knowing what you are smoking and not depending on whatever your dealer gives you is also priceless

    2. nOSmoKe4u! April 26, 2012 at 17:08

      The only potential problem with your method is the fact that you increase the over all risk inherent with post 9/11 weed buying by getting high on the job.

      Cops crack down harder, dealers are under more pressure, alot more crooks and scumbags posing as dealers, etc., its unwise for a newbie ( to whom I assume this thread is addressing) to be getting high and losing his senses out on the streets where he is at constant risk of arrest, imprisonment, robbery and rape and all other sorts of vile and terrible things.

      Unless your just a natural risk taker, its wise NOT to smoke weed WHILE you are buying weed if you are going to have to drive home after. Great method though if you have a dealer that delivers or that you know and trust and can chill with till your straight.

  110. dylan March 29, 2010 at 00:13

    i would never pay 400 an 0z, you stupid ?
    also, if your all eyeing out the facts about buying good weed, why would you later then say that the facts are all pointless, that bad looking weed can get you baked, maybe none of you know what your talking about becasue that is why you came here. i thought i was a dumbass, now i thank all of you for lifting me up. oz 220 tops*

    1. Miss Ganja December 23, 2015 at 10:41

      And I thought I was stupid for paying $100 for 12gs and a 1/2 g of shatter wax…

    2. The Gone January 3, 2013 at 20:00

      $400 an Oz is not stupid if it's high grade, I used to pay $50 a quarter = $200, but some of the stuff today is at least twice as potent which makes it worth more than twice as much. Grow tech and new strains make today's weed far far better than it used to be. Plus, consider the location… if the cost of living is higher somewhere, as well as demand, prices tend to be higher.

    3. Jeff October 26, 2012 at 13:46

      Some states dont have the luxury of an big weed market with dispensaries to keep the local dealers honest..(colorado, cali, oregon) so we have to pay 360-400 for an oz(i live in okc).. I bet i could find an oz for 240-300 but it wouldnt be dank..

    4. jake June 8, 2012 at 23:08

      dylan shut up, ill out smoke your punkass any day of the week bitchass nigga pussy

  111. logik January 15, 2010 at 04:53

    I agree with everybody about the smell factor i did want to say that I ended up with some stuff today that dissappointed me at first smell however when i got a good close up look it looked great there is a possibility that over time it lossed its smell due to storage or even the way they cured it i donno? My point is i love the smell of nice kush but further inspecting your buds with an LED Light can tell you alot My bud buster revieled to have plenty of chrystals from that batch. My conclusion is that if its not wet your counts are good not too much leaf and plenty of chrystals and hairs chances are it will "get you through"


  112. Weed is Good December 30, 2009 at 17:54

    All the above recommendations are spot on, I woulkd empasize to my fellow smokers to never buy moist / wet weed. Even if it's from a great strain. The marijuana will irriate you lungs possibly giving you pneumonia.

    My experience. Also always smell your weed. It should have a nice full earthy smell. Many dealers in New Yok have there marijuana shipped in with a formeldeyhyde coating over the rapped up weed bails. So watch out.

    Know your dealer/

  113. Alvar December 21, 2009 at 18:14

    Dank is a terrible way to describe the smell of well produced cannabis. Earthy, Skunky, Fruity, or a combination of all is what you are looking (sniffing) for. Dank is a description of the smell of a basement. Don't buy pot that smells like a basement.

    1. Alex March 11, 2012 at 16:34

      need good weed Please

  114. T. H. Grant December 12, 2009 at 19:18

    Meet some one in east Oakland…The best weed in the world… Stupid Grapes! Like the stuff in the first picture… Im a veteran!

  115. iknowaboutweed November 21, 2009 at 12:38

    how bout read a book about it. alot of the ways to "tell if you have good weed" is alot of the ways not to. dryness/wetness is its own thing, wet should mean its fresher(dry it out in a glass jar, you dont want it to mold) dried is cured. the longer you cure it, the more thc it produces (the curing process is supposed to take 3 exrta months but no one does this bc they want to keep the weight an make the money). you cant look at weed with the untrained eye and see if it has lot of crystals on it or not, bc if you zoom in, what you thought was crystals might really just be white hairs like on beasters. hairs dont get you high. hairs dont matter bc they contain no thc. im done now. yall keep on smokin an maintain.

    1. The Doctor January 15, 2016 at 02:45

      hell yes you can see ‘crystals’ (trichomes) with your naked eye.

    2. The Doctor January 15, 2016 at 02:43

      Curing does not create more thc. It allows the clorophyll to break down resulting in a tastier smoother smoke. If correctly cured the oxygen also metabolizes some compounds into more desirable ones hence a better high. An uncured bud will taste harsh, not burn well, leave black ash and the high will be short acting and inferior.

    3. YummiGummiKush December 29, 2012 at 11:41

      You say hairs dont matter? for one the hairs are a good indicator of how ripe the buds are. But have you ever taken a 100x digittal microscope to your bud. The hairs do have tricomes on them. They are pistils and the resin is to catch pollen the longer it goes without being pollinated the more and more resin it will try and produce thinking its just not sticky enough. Then in its last effort it will take its final push then you chop it. Hens the word sensimilla . Meaning Without SEEDS. If it is pollinated the resin production all but stops and you end up with sub par weed. Just a little info for future readers.

      1. Bob December 27, 2015 at 16:41

        So it really is mostly about the stickiness, which is caused by a liquid (resin) which vaporizes allowing us to smell it. Of all other traits, it’s mostly the stickiness and the smell that are the deciding factor.

    4. ImBaKeD January 28, 2011 at 10:58

      damn dude, good shit thats more informative than the article

  116. bigfella November 19, 2009 at 03:22

    yeah i used to have trees that LOOKED like straight kush, nearly all orange hairs, but in reality it was just beasters, it was also pretty heavy. examining weed is also CRUCIAL for you first time buyers.

    true story, i had a guy who used to buy from me but i wasn't good one day and he decided to try someone new. the guy told him he had kush for 400 an oz but it was wrapped up in several bags. the guy brought it home and it was LETTUCE, thats not a nickname for schwag, i mean edible LETTUCE.

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  118. VThomegrown October 30, 2009 at 00:17

    lots of hairs does not mean good bud. look for trichomes its a much better indicator. if its sticky, stinks, and has no seeds, its gonna be some good bud.

    1. Sheriff October 31, 2009 at 23:07

      "lots of hairs does not mean good bud. look for trichomes its a much better indicator. if its sticky, stinks, and has no seeds, its gonna be some good bud."

      True, hairs don't always mean good, but man i love finding a seed or 2 out of a gooey bag that i can pop in the dirt.

  119. stoner_stuff October 29, 2009 at 19:40

    good post, dude!

  120. Mernahuana October 29, 2009 at 17:18

    yah grow your own is a good plan. then you'll really know what good marijuana is. but if you have to buy be cautious and examine.

  121. ThisBuds4You October 29, 2009 at 16:31

    And for the best weed, GROW YOUR OWN!

    1. swtcinful@yahoo.com December 28, 2015 at 16:01

      I agree!

    2. jake nobody November 20, 2015 at 09:27

      Do you sell weed??

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