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Cannabis Grand Rounds is produced by healthcare professionals for healthcare professionals to provide accurate and unbiased education on all things cannabis. The show is hosted by Drs. Matthews, Vinocur and Altman, who are all physicians with Masters Degrees in medical cannabis science and therapeutics from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. The Podcast accepts no external funding or advertising.

Cannabis Classification: Sativa, Indica...What's in a Name?!

From the Show: Cannabis Grand Rounds
Summary: Sour Diesel, Girl Scout Cookies, Pineapple Express.
Air Date: 8/8/22
Duration: 14:43
Cannabis Classification: Sativa, Indica...What's in a Name?!
Sour Diesel, Girl Scout Cookies, Pineapple Express. The names for different strains of cannabis in the recreational world can be wild. Or maybe you've heard that Indica puts you "In da couch" and makes you super relaxed. 

So what really is in a name, and how did we end up with these classifications and descriptions?

Listen as we discuss the history of strains, names, and whether or not the stories you hear about them are true.