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Obama OG Kush: President Gets New Marijuana Strain, Available in Southern California, Named in His Honor

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Thu, May 12, 2011 at 11:51 AM

click to enlarge A dose of Obama. - SAN DIEGO CITYBEAT
  • San Diego CityBeat
  • A dose of Obama.
President Obama is, like Bill Clinton and his saxophone-playing ways, a pop phenomenon who transcends the pomp and circumstance of the highest office in the Western World.

After he put Osama Bin Laden at the bottom of the ocean, he also became somewhat of a rock star.

Weed has been named for Chuck Norris and Michael Phelps. So it's no surprise that some of Southern California's finer herbal retailers have named a strain after the POTUS:

It's called Obama OG Kush and, according to San Diego CityBeat, it's available in at least four marijuana dispensaries in California's second-largest city.

Some aren't happy with the honor, however, noting that after essentially ordering federal authorities to step back from enforcing anti-marijuana law in medical-pot states, the DEA has continued to raid dispensaries.

Cannabis activist Eugene Davidovich tells the paper:

I don't think Obama deserves a strain named after him. Personally, I think Obama's administration has failed the medical marijuana community completely. They have not upheld a single campaign promise since his election.

So what's Obama OG Kush like?

The indica strain is said to have some sativa and good for an hour's worth of medical effects.

But will it be around for another four years?

[@dennisjromero/djromero@laweekly.com]

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