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AK-47 Strain Review

AK-47 Marijuana Strain


AK-47 has been among one of the most popular strains of cannabis for both marijuana growers and users.  There are several reasons for the strains lasting popularity.  First of all, growers love the strain because AK-47 seeds are particularly easy to grow and yet still very strong.  Moreover, given AK-47 plants medium height, they produce ample yields in a relatively short period of time.  For a Sativa marijuana strain AK has a short flowering period.  

Review of AK-47 Weed Stain

Because of the consistently quick yield of quality product it is now commonly commercially produced in large quantities and quite easy to come across.  For this reason, regardless of the high quality of AK many medical marijuana clinics offer significant discounts on AK-47.  The Herbal Center (THC), for instance, has an ongoing special of an eighth of an ounce (3.5 grams) of AK-47 for $35.

You don't have to take my word for the general esteem felt for AK-47.  In fact, the AK-47 strain has been recognized as the winner in eight well-know cannabis competitions.  In the 1999 High Times Cannabis Cup, for example, AK-47 was received second place for the Best Sativa, largely illustrating its attractiveness among smokers and growers alike.  In addition, while AK-47 is typically a largely sativa dominant cannabis strain, in the 2003 High Times Cannabis Cup, AK-47 won second prize in the indica category.

After flowering, if properly grown and cured, what AK-47 marijuana plants produce are somewhat compact buds with a noticeable coat of crystal resin and some, but not many protruding leaves.

AK-47 Smoke, Potency and High

AK-47 is a Very Strong Cannabis Strain with labs measuring THC levels to be around 20%+. This bud has strong hit on the hit; a dry yet smooth inhale out of an average glass pipe.  Almost immediately after exhaling this first his a long-lasting buzz, with a calm cerebral effect takes affect.  The AK-47 bud itself has a strong odor, as does the smoke as you put the buds in the air.  Following the exhale a fruity, tangy taste accompanies the use of AK-47.  As a sativa dominant hybrid with noticeable traces of indica, the high from using AK-47 can vary quite widely.  However it typically provides a good, not lazy, but mellow head high and a body buzz characterized by comfort.

AK-47 Medical Marijuana Qualities

For medical uses only under Amendment 20, MMJ doctors often prescribe the AK-47 cannabis strain to individuals suffering from pain, nausea, depression, insomnia, and headaches.  It is really an all around medicinal marijuana and is also commonly used for cramps and backaches.


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