Since the legalization of the use of recreational marijuana in Canada in 2018, more people have begun to consume the substance for several reasons.

Some of the most common reasons why people smoke marijuana recreationally include:

Trouble Sleeping


Not everyone who has a little trouble falling asleep needs to go to the doctor or the pharmacist to get some over-the-counter drugs. Plus, these drugs are highly addictive and can be more trouble than they are actually worth.

One effect of marijuana that has been noticed by almost every user is that it has the ability to make one feel relaxed, and induce drowsiness. For this reason, many Canadians turn to marijuana as a natural sleep aid.

Some of the most popular strains used for sleep include:

Afghan Kush

This strain leaves its consumers feeling dazed and relaxed after a few hits. Persons also claim that the Afghan Kush causes their eyes to feel heavy and in no time they are sound asleep. It can also relieve minor aches and pains. The only drawback to this strain is that it also causes intense munchies so be sure to have your snacks at hand!

God’s Gift

The name of this strain speaks for itself. It is great for insomnia and persons with a restless mind

Northern Lights

This is probably the first name that comes to a person’s minds when they think about a strain that can knock you out. It is often prescribed by doctors to their insomnia patients and leaves users feeling happy, relaxed and pain-free once they consume the right amounts.

Granddaddy Purple

Persons who smoke this strain will tell you that its sweet undertones of berry and grape will have you coming back for more. It has high levels of myrcene which helps to induce sleep and will leave users feeling happy, relaxed, and at peace.



Cannabis is renowned for its ability to make persons feel calm and relaxed, along with its ability to address symptoms of certain medical conditions. But did you know that it is also great for enhancing sex?

It is no secret that each strain affects the body in different ways, but some of them allow for enhanced sexual pleasure.

These include:



Blue Cheese

Blue Cheese is known for making persons feel deep relaxation and bliss, but it also great for sex. This strain helps to increase intimacy and sensuality and can also enhance orgasms. Its nice berry aroma is especially pleasant and will definitely set the mood for stoners.

Skunk #1

Though Skunk #1 has a sour taste and earthy undertone, it can also boost your sexual experience. Skunk #1 is sure to give you and your partner an extra boost in energy and creativity and make for a breathtaking experience.

Skywalker Alien

Skywalker Alien is extremely high in THC so you might way to take your time with this one. Luckily, you don’t need a lot of it to benefit from its effects and you and your partner will feel either deeply relaxed or extremely playful. Either way, the sexual experience will be amazing.

Sour Dream

Sour Dream is a mix of Sour Diesel and Blue Dream, but its characteristics are dominantly Sour Diesel. Despite its potent sour aroma and taste, this strain gives you the boost of energy you will need for a long intimate session with your partner.

Increased Productivity


Marijuana has gotten a pretty bad rap over the years. Many people still believe that it only turns people into lazy bums who are a burden on society.

While some marijuana does lead to relaxation, others make persons more productive. It all depends on the strain they choose to smoke.

Here are a few examples of marijuana strains that help to boost productivity:

Dutch Treat

Dutch Treat is a treat. It is a hybrid strain that can have a different impact on different persons. On one hand, it makes some persons feel relaxed and mellow, while on the other hand, some persons experience euphoria and are motivated to accomplish certain tasks. Smokers be wary though, as too much of this strain can make you hyperactive and easily distracted.


Haze is extremely popular and is known for its ability to boost productivity. This is why it is so popular among creative members of society. Just take it easy, as too much can have the opposite effect.

Jack Herer

Smoking Jack Herer leaves persons feeling uplifted, energetic, motivate and happy to do tasks. It will get those creative juices flowing after only a few puffs.

Kali Mist

Kali Mist is popular for its nice flavor and soothing effects. It has just the right amount of THC that will allow you to get a head start on your day, making you both focused and relaxed.

Super Sour Diesel

This strain is very popular for its extreme potency and impressive THC content of 24%. The effects are pretty strong and certainly gives a kick in one’s energy. Persons who are new to the stoner community should probably wait before tackling this one, nevertheless, it is great for increasing productivity and creativity.