Chemdog Strains: Who is Chemdog? The Father of Kind Bud
Greg “Chemdog” Krzanowski is a living legend of cannabis cultivation, and has long been referred to as the “Father of Kind Bud” in America. He is also Canna Provisions Director of Cultivation. Which means if you’re looking for where to find real Chemdog cannabis strains in the US, this is the place for you.
Where to buy Chemdog Strains
Canna Provisions is the ONLY legal cannabis dispensary to find authentic Chemdog grown strains and Chemdog genetics. As he himself is known to say when speaking to industry magazines and news outlets like Cannabis & Tech Today:
“I would say probably 85% of the stuff out there [called Chemdog] isn’t really what it’s labeled. They’re just throwing a label on it to sell it. A lot of the strains, I can take one smell and know this isn’t it. They just use the name.
I don’t want to mention names, but there are a few well-known celebrity brands out there right now claiming to sell Chemdog, and it’s just not Chemdog.” – Chemdog speaking to Cannabis & Tech Today’s Spring 2021
Chemdog’s Inception, Via High Times:
For those that need a refresher, let this classic 2016 feature in High Times by Danny Vinkovetsky, aka “Danny Danko” as the culture as known him for years. Danny Danko is a writer, photographer and formerly the Senior Cultivation Editor of High Times magazine. He selected High Times’ annual Top 10 Strains of the Year since 2005 and is also the creator and founder of the High Times Seed Bank Hall of Fame, author of The Official High Times Field Guide to Marijuana Strains and the book Cannabis: A Beginner’s Guide to Growing Marijuana. He hosts the podcast “Grow Bud Yourself”.
It’s June 1991 in Deer Creek, Indiana, and the Grateful Dead and their entourage are pulling into town for a two-night run. Little does anyone suspect that marijuana history is about to be made. The Dead’s tours had long been known as a nexus for cannabis trades and pot-seed dissemination, but these summertime shows at the Deer Creek Amphitheater are now legendary for more than just their three-hour set lists. Something happened on Shakedown Street that changed the course of cannabis connoisseurship forever.
Because these are the shows at which Chemdog, the man, discovered Chem Dog, the strain. Want to know more? You just gotta poke around ….
Yes you can poke around. Or as Weedmaps suggest, you just have to find where to find Chemdog strains, which in the Northeast will lead you to one main place: Canna Provisions.
That was the beginning. From there, classic strains like Chemdog (note: it’s the 30th anniversary of Chem 91), Sour Diesel, OG Kush, and more. Back in 2016, High Times even shouted out the fact their recent cover story singled out Chemdog for being of “astounding potency”:
In a recent High Times cover story, “The Strongest Strains on Earth 2016,” my colleague Nico Escondido detailed the astounding potency of the Chem Dog entered into our 2015 Colorado Cannabis Cup by Next Harvest. Extensive lab tests showed the strain reaching a new milestone, coming in at a whopping 32.13 percent THC—the first time ever that a strain entered in one of our competitions topped the 30 percent mark. This will come as no surprise to anyone who has smoked the pure Chem Dog, but it certainly confirms the strength of this sensi stalwart.
Stalwart indeed. And now you can find Chem 91, Chem D, Zookies, Wonka Bars, Chem 4, Wedding Cake, Purple Urkle, Chem Sis, Zkittles, Snowdog, just to name a few at Canna Provisions with the grown-by-Chemdog stamp of approval to it.
And don’t forget, we’re also the exclusive carrier of Chem’s famous glass bubblers, chillums, hammers, bowls, and custom glass blowing work in Western Massachusetts.
About ChemDog Smash Hits
If you know anything about cannabis strains, there’s no doubt you’ve encountered one highly recognizable name in your endeavors: Chemdog. This strain is hard to miss with its pungent, diesel aromatics and tendency to deliver a distinctly happy high with a kick of creativity. You may have even smoked one of the many dog-derived strains over the years—Sour Diesel, OG Kush, and more.
What is a Chemdog Strain?
Today there are many different Chemdog strains as seed genetics have been tampered with over time. However, a true Chemdog strain is one cultivated by Greg (Chemdog) Kryzanowski. Who exactly is that? Read on.
Explore Chemdog Strains
Looking to explore Chemdog strains from his Smash Hits line? Here are some flower shots from SMASH HITS to get you in the mood:
Experienced and novice consumers will find fast onset and a sometimes intense cerebral, happy high which gives way to couch-lock body relaxation. Sleep sometimes comes faster than expected.
MAC 1 (CAP’S CUT)
Strong, balanced uplifting side of things, mood enhancer that skews productive and talkative with an overall relaxing and dreamy high.
Uplifting and euphoric for productivity and mental sharpness that crosses back into subtle and satisfying, deep body high ideal for a post-work wind-down without a knockout punch.
Strong head high that has legs, mood uplifting and creativity/focus booster. Crowd pleaser.
3 DOG GIESEL
“This is one of my favorite tasting strains out of this first batch because it reminds me of that old-school Afgooey flavor of earth, pine, and spice.” – Chemdog
Gassy sativa notes of diesel, rubber, and a vanilla finish.
Chemdog: The Legend Behind the Strain(s)
Some call him Greg Krzanowski, others prefer to call him Chemdog, and he even gets labeled as “Chemdawg,” even though that’s wrong—it’s D-O-G and never D-A-W-G. Here at Canna Provisions, we call our well-known Director of Cultivation “Chem”.
Chem raised, protected, and tended the beloved OG Chemdog plant for nearly 30 years. His love-at-first-smoke experience led him to carefully cultivate the plant in a closet, in his apartment, and everywhere he went throughout most of his adult life. In spite of having to relocate the mother plant several times over the years and even getting raided by the feds in 2011, Chem kept his prized strain alive and provided clones.
Legal Chemdog is the Best Chemdog
Now, with adult-use cannabis finally legal in Chem’s home state of Massachusetts, he is stepping out of the shadows to bring his strain to the frontlines of cannabis, legally. Best of all, he’s bringing his 30 years of experience to the Canna Provisions dispensary so customers get access to legitimate Chemdog cannabis, new Smash Hit strains, and a truly authentic experience.
Looking Back: The History of Chemdog Cannabis
Whether you believe in fate or not—the Chemdog strain came about through a chance encounter. Chem decided to hit up a Grateful Dead concert back in 1991 in Deer Creek, Indiana. During his trip, he met up with Joe Brand and PBud who handed over an ounce of what they were calling “Dogbud.” Chem was so impressed with the strain, he managed to nab a few more ounces to take back home with him to Western Massachusetts. As luck or fate or destiny would have it, Chem pulled out no less than 13 of those magic seeds from his weed. Four of those seeds yielded three gorgeous females, one of which became Chem 91.
Chem 91, known as her alias “Chemdog,” quickly became notorious for her smooth, flavorful toke and uplifting effects. Today, Chem 91 is a highly sought-after, 30-year-old strain that has been the roots of some legendary offspring like OG Kush and Sour Diesel. Chemdog has grown to be such a popular strain that strains slapped with the same name often get pushed by even well-known celebrity brands. Yet, there is only one true Chemdog, made famous by the one true man.
The ChemDog Smash Hits
So, what happens when you bring a true cannabis-cultivating legend out in the open? You get access to his authentic Chem 91 grown directly from the mother plant herself. BUT, you also get all those crossbreeds and new varieties the legend has propagated over the years. This group of strains, which includes the notorious Chem 91, are known as the Smash Hits.
The Smash Hits craft cannabis line is a collection of top-shelf strains, some of which have already gained notoriety because Chem has been building the collection for over three decades. A few of the strains you’ll find in the collection include:
- Chem D x Lemon Thai
- 3 Dog Giesel Smalls
- Island G
- Kushmints X Purple Chem Smalls
- White Runtz
- Wonka Bars
Up Close and Personal with the Chemdog Strain: The Real OG
It was the combination of the aromatics and the effects of the Chemdog strain back in the day that told young Greg Krzanowski he was onto something incredible. It is these very traits that have made Chemdog so legendary.
Chemog’s is a hybrid with a strong Sativa lineage, but the full lineage is a bit questionable. However, research has pointed to the likelihood that the strain is consistent with Thai and Nepali genetics.
Flavors and Aromatics
Chemdog’s dominating terpenes deliver this powerhouse of diesel-filled, earthy aromatics—you can almost always smell this strain long before you open the bag. While the initial hit comes across the tongue as pungent and earthy, notes of citrus and pine dance along the back of your tongue with the finish.
Top Reported Chemdog Effects
- Uplifting effects
- Happy vibes
- Euphoric giddyness
- Relaxing body high
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READ ABOUT SMASH HITS STRAINS BY CHEMDOG EXCLUSIVELY AVAILABLE AT CANNA PROVISIONS STORES:
- WONKA BARS
- ISLAND G
- 3 DOG GIESEL
- CHEM 91
- MAC 1 (CAP’S CUT)
- STARDAWG (COREY CUT)
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