The 6 Best Strains for Watching Fireworks This 4th of July

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July 4th is racing in and you can’t celebrate this patriotic holiday without a few bursts of sparkly fireworks. What makes a lavish show of light and color even more brilliant? A cerebral and creative strain to take it all in. Throw another burger on the grill, lay out a comfy blanket, and spark one up for a night of brilliant fireworks.

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White Widow

A true classic from cannabis days of old, White Widow folds you into a haze of euphoria before settling into a creative and cerebral calm. Load up a pipe with this energetic strain before watching those the glittering embers fall from a 4th of July sky.

Why People Love It:

“ … The Indica in White Widow is evident almost immediately, as a calming, relaxing sensation envelopes the smoker. The Sativa genetics fire up the mind with creative force, and a feeling of deep inner-mindedness occurs. Your eyes will feel heavy, yet you will be energized to complete your mission.” —John18

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LSD

If the name is anything to go off, then you know LSD will deliver imaginative and characteristic effects close to the real deal. You’ll feel as though you’re inside the firework show once you lift off with a joint of this visual heavy-hitter.

Why People Love It:

“My favorite strain OF ALL TIME… so far. It was the most present high I have ever experienced. Everything seemed to be glowing with positivity. I know this isn’t actual LSD but I did trip a bit when locking eyes with the moon … ” —chronobrothersmagazine

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Ghost Train Haze

Start slow with the fast-acting and citrusy sweet Ghost Train Haze and you’ll spend the night in stoney, colorful bliss. Gather your friends and pass the bong before settling into the perfect viewing spot for an amazing show.

Why People Love It:

“A must have sativa! This was great while walking on a nice day. Energizing, uplifting, and just a bliss feeling. The taste was intensely citrus with sweet earthy undertones. Smelled like fresh lemons under a sappy pine tree (haha) is the best way to describe the pungent aroma. Everytime you crack open the jar you take a big whiff.” —JDriver

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Green Crack

Plan on being up all night? Reach for the ultra-buzzy Green Crack. Perfect for a pick-me-up, you’ll want to save this fruity and invigorating strain when the night shifts into party mode.

Why People Love It:

“Green Crack is such an incredible strain; it’s potent energizing effects are more pronounced than nearly any/all other strains of pot. The burst of energy is accompanied by uplifting and even euphoric effects that are fully cerebral.” —DayTripper7711

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Mango Haze

Switch out those watermelon slices for a pile of mangos with the deliciously tropical Mango Haze. Allow your mind to escape with this uplifting strain as you saddle up for the big finale.

Why People Love It:

“This is one of my favorite strains! It feels just wonderful, almost psychedelic. You notice straight away the intense sativa head rush. Very easy to focus, colors seems very clear, and it tastes very fresh and good.” —Satantolsen

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Kryptonite

End your night with a bang when you get down with a Kryptonite blunt. Made for a relaxing yet cerebral activity (ahem…like watching fireworks), it’s the go-to toke for drifting off to dreamland after a sparkly, vibrant event.

Why People Love It:

“One of my favorite indicas out there. This strain provides a full body buzz of relaxation that comes in tingly waves. It makes you relaxed while also very motivated, focused, and energized. This is one of the few indicas where I feel like I can medicate and still go about my day as normal. This indica fuels creative ideas and motivates you to carry these ideas out.” —MegOG

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