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The Hazy Meaning of Cannabis Strain Names

The Hazy Meaning of Cannabis Strain Names Members Public

“Strain names mean absolutely nothing to me anymore,” said John Nathan, CEO of Massachusetts cannabis company Bay State Extracts

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The Winding Road to Cannabis Clarity: Taxonomy Debates Spur Calls for Collaboration

The Winding Road to Cannabis Clarity: Taxonomy Debates Spur Calls for Collaboration Members Public

The taxonomy and classification of cannabis have been debated for centuries. As the industry matures, establishing standardized systems becomes crucial for regulation, research and trade. However, consensus remains elusive between different camps and schools of thought.

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The Search Continues for a New Cannabis Classification System

The Search Continues for a New Cannabis Classification System Members Public

A recent article by True Terpenes on LinkedIn has reignited debate on moving beyond the traditional “indica vs. sativa” labels in classifying cannabis strains and products.

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The Trouble with Cannabis Strain Names Insight from Gerald Pallor

Cannabis Industry Insight: The Trouble with Cannabis Strain Names Members Public

Data analyst Gerald Pallor published an in-depth article on April 4th, 2023 in his newsletter through LinkedIn, "Old Tokers Guide To Cannabis" titled "Cannabis' Notorious Product Names A Dilemma from the Farm to the Dispensary" in which he argues that the cannabis industry needs a more scientific classification system to

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Is a Chemotype-Based Classification for Cannabis The Right Way To Go?

Is a Chemotype-Based Classification for Cannabis the Right Way to Go? Members Public

The indica/sativa model was created decades ago based on plant morphology alone. It fails to accurately reflect chemical composition or effects. As cannabis transitions to a mainstream product, we need a scientifically valid taxonomy that empowers consumers and professionals with clarity.

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Discussions Beginning Around Cannabis Taxonomy Members Public

A post on LinkedIn found some traction among cannabis geneticists: Cannabis strain names have long been an integral part of culture, conveying meaning for breeders and signaling properties or experience to consumers. But as legalization expands access, some argue names alone do not provide enough information for safe, enjoyable choices

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Introducing the Cannabis Framework Project

Introducing the Cannabis Framework Project Members Public

We are longtime cannabis advocates focused on crafting policy solutions and best practices to accelerate mainstream adoption of this plant. Through open collaboration, our goal is to help transition cannabis into an accessible wellness and lifestyle product for all.

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