From the late 1980’s, through to the early years of this century, the ‘War on Drugs’ was in full-force across the USA. Marijuana cultivation, possession and use were banned across the entire country, forcing many of breeders to quit, go ‘underground’ or move to more tolerant locations.
Amsterdam, Holland become the epicenter for much of the development over the coming decade. Although still illegal under Dutch law, Marijuana and Cannabis were tolerated, within this more permissive society.
Coffee shops sold a selection of strains, mostly natural, Land-race varieties, as well as hashish from various parts of the world. However, with demand increasing, a group of botanists and Cannabis horticulturalists began cross-breeding strains creating new flavors, aroma’s and high’s.
Tourism to Amsterdam flourished. For many smokers, all around the world, the city was the ‘must-visit’ European location. A multitude of new coffee-shops opened to cater for the increased tourism, all wanting new, exciting Cannabis and Marijuana varieties constantly in demand.
Development saw the creation of many new strains, some of which are just as popular today as they have always been. While new smokers may not have tried these classic European Cannabis strains, their genetics have been incorporated into many new, popular varieties.
All our Cannabis and Marijuana seeds for sale are completely feminized, guaranteed to germinate and produce a pure female plant.
Learn more about the Top 3 European Marijuana strains.