New Strains Alert: Alien Apparition, Government Mule, Treasure Island, and More

Welcome back to another New Strains Alert! This week we are sharing a few cuts from Oregon Cannabis Authority (OCA) as well as strains submitted to Leafly by users like you. Alien Apparition, a clever cross of Ghost OG and Alien Technology was suggested by a dear friend from Portland. Treasure Island, a CBD-driven cross of Swiss Gold and ACDC, as well as Government Mule, an indica-dominant nod to The Allman Brothers, were both submitted by passionate consumers seeking to share strains they love. These are only a few examples of how the community comes together at Leafly to share in the varied flora of this expanding international industry. Long live legal cannabis and the good men and woman fighting for a healthier, happier world.

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Alien Apparition is a cleverly named cross from Franchise Genetics. This spectral anomaly is brought to the material sphere with the help of a Ghost/Natural Born Killer hybrid and Alien Technology. Known for its happy, relaxing qualities, Alien Apparition combines the OG Kush-like elements of Ghost OG and Alien Technology’s euphoric sedation to create a potent hybrid best suited to afternoon consumption. Enjoy this strain to enhance mood and subdue general aches and pains.

Tahoe Hydro is up to their award-winning tricks again with their strain, Tahoe Purps. Created by combining Tahoe Hydro OG and the wise elderly indica, Grandaddy Purple, Tahoe Purps is sedative, body-melting strain that insulates the consumer inside a relaxing, carefree aura. This indica-dominant strain creates tight nuggets speckled with purple and trichomes. But unlike its older, grapey parentage, Tahoe Purps retains a strong citrus aroma reminiscent of OG genetics. These limonene terpenes are juxtaposed against earthy, floral undertones that also speak to the strain’s strong OG background.

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Cirrus by Oregon Cannabis Authority is a high-potency Candyland phenotype. This heady sativa-dominant strain has been known to achieve a THC percentage north of 26% and emits ripe, fuel-like overtones underpinned by musky earth. Cirrus’s buds are decorated in golden hairs and glittering trichomes, exhibiting hints of purple that speak to the strain’s Granddaddy Purple lineage. Anticipate a relaxed body buzz that helps center and focus the mind while reducing pain and gently enhancing mood. Its clear-headed buzz and kind physical effects make it an ideal companion throughout the day in the right dosage.

Stimulating and talkative, Pinot Green is a sativa-dominant strain created by Oregon Cannabis Authority. This energizing cross of AK-47 and White Widow is loud and fruity, offering uplifting and effervescent euphoria that improves mood while provoking creativity. Share this strain among friends or in other social settings as a flavorful conversation piece as well as a natural complement to physical activity such as hiking, skiing, and dancing.

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OCA Gold by Oregon Cannabis Authority is a potent indica-dominant cross of Afghani and Hindu Kush. This sedative genetic union is a natural bedfellow for consumers seeking relief from insomnia, restlessness, and minor physical discomforts. Its heavy physical effects ground the body and mind in a blissful, tranquilizing state. OCA Gold has a Kushy terpene profile that reeks of sweet floral and hashy aromas.

Treasure Island is a CBD-rich strain created by Sin City Seeds. It has been known to produce 15:1 and 5:1 CBD/THC ratio phenotypes, offering consumers a mixed chemistry for a variety of applications. Emitting a delicate floral aroma, Treasure Island’s wellness oriented effects can help settle nausea, diminish inflammation, and abate physical discomfort. Add Treasure Island to your favorite THC strain for an added note of complexity.

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Government Mule by Cannacopia is a witty strain with relaxing effects. This clever cross of G13 and Deep Chunk riffs off G13’s mythos as the strain created by the United States government as well as a nod to The Allman Brothers’ side-project, Gov’t Mule. It develops purple trichome-laden buds that are knotted and bulbous. The aroma is pungent and earthy while offering floral undertones that center the mind. Enjoy Government Mule later in the evening to maximize this strain’s calming, sedative effects.

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