Massachusetts' Best Cannabis Strains in 2024: A Deep Dive into Local Favorites

In the heart of New England, Massachusetts' cannabis culture thrives, offering a rich array of strains to suit a variety of preferences and needs. From the lofty heights of Blue Dream to the comforting embrace of Wedding Cake, the Bay State's cannabis lovers have made their preferences clear.

As we make our way through 2024, let's explore the top cannabis strains that have captured the hearts of Massachusetts residents, as well as new favorites that reflect changing trends and tastes.

The 5 Best Strains to Make Massachusetts Shine

1. Blue dream: A harmonious high

Blue Dream reigns supreme all year round and continues to enchant with its sweet berry aroma and perfect balance of sativa and indica effects. This strain is the epitome of euphoria and relaxation, making it the first choice for both seasoned enthusiasts and newbies looking to explore the calming aspects of cannabis.

Blue Dream marijuana strain

Blue dream


  • Creative • Sublime •Energetic
  • THC ~18%

Lemon cherry gelato is a hybrid weed strain created from a genetic cross between Sunset Sherbet and Girl Scout Cookies. Lemon Cherry Gelato contains 20% THC, making this strain an ideal choice for experienced cannabis users. Leafly customers report the effects of Lemon Cherry Gelato to be intoxicating, relaxing and euphoric.

2. Wedding cake: enjoyment at every turn

Wedding Cake Marijuana Strain

3. Sour Diesel: The energizer

In third place, Wedding Cake remains strong, treating users to a powerful, relaxing high with its rich, spicy flavors. It is the ideal strain for relaxing after a long day or for celebrating the beautiful moments in life.

sour diesel marijuana strain

Sour diesel


  • Energetic • Talkative •Raised
  • THC ~19%

Sour diesel, also known as “Sour D” and “Sour Deez,” is a popular hybrid marijuana strain created by crossing Chemdawg and Super Skunk. The effects of Sour Diesel are dreamy, cerebral, fast-acting and stimulating. This strain is characterized by a pungent flavor profile that smells like diesel. Medical marijuana patients choose Sour Diesel to relieve symptoms associated with depression, pain, and stress. Fun Fact: Sour Diesel first became popular in the early 1990s and has been legendary ever since.

4. GG4: The strong staple food

GG4, affectionately known as Gorilla Glue #4, secures its place with a powerful combination of euphoria and relaxation. Its sticky trichomes and earthy aroma are the hallmarks of this hybrid strain, popular for its ability to deliver a powerful high.

Often flatulence – original glue up close.  (David Downs/Leafly)



  • Relaxed • Sleepy •Hungry
  • THC ~20%

Gorilla Glue is a hybrid weed strain created from a genetic cross between Chem's Sister, Sour Dubb and Chocolate Diesel. This strain is 37% sativa and 63% indica. “Gorilla Glue”, also known as “Original Glue” or “GG4“is a potent strain that induces intense euphoria and relaxation, leaving you glued to the couch.” Her chunky, resin-covered buds fill the room with sharp earthy and sour aromas inherited from her parent strains. Gorilla Glue contains 20% THC, making this strain an ideal choice for experienced cannabis users. Leafly customers tell us that Gorilla Glue causes relaxation, sleepiness, and hunger, among other things.

5. OG Kush: The classic reinterpreted

OG Kush is making a remarkable rise and is prized for its complex aroma and ability to relieve stress. This strain's mix of earth, pine and citrus notes offers a multi-faceted experience and proves that classics can still surprise and delight.

(David Downs/Leafly)

AND Kush


  • Hungry • Sleepy •Happy
  • THC ~18%

AND Kush, also known as “Premium OG Kush,” was first cultivated in Florida in the early 1990s when a marijuana strain from Northern California was reportedly crossed with Chemdawg, Lemon Thai, and a Hindu Kush plant from Amsterdam. The result was a hybrid with a unique terpene profile that has a complex aroma with notes of fuel, skunk and spice.

Super Boof: The significant increase in popularity of Super Boof, which jumped from 27th to 11th place, suggests that the Massachusetts cannabis community has an increasing appreciation for its unique blend of effects and flavors.

Cap Junky: With a dramatic rise from 42nd to 16th place, Cap Junky points to consumers' growing desire to explore outside the mainstream and seek new experiences and tastes.

Cereal Milk: Cereal Milk's creamy, sweet profile climbed from 39th to 17th and has quickly become a sought-after flavor that embodies the evolving palate of cannabis enthusiasts in the state.

White Widow: This classic strain's resurgence from 44th to 32nd place reflects a renewed interest in traditional strains valued for their reliable effects and nostalgic flavors.

Completing our hike through Massachusetts' top varietals was quite a journey. As summer approaches, we're excited to keep you updated on all the hot strains and hidden gems we discover along the way.

Stay tuned – we’ll be back with more green insights throughout the summer. Keep enjoying the vibe and we'll make sure you stay up to date.

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