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April 23, 2012 10:12 AM   Subscribe

You ever get so high and dream there was a marijuana review site in the style of Yelp? Dream no more, because there's Leafly. Find the strain that best suits you (no surprise that they all seem to be highly rated for treating stress, but only six are good for PMS) or a nearby dispensary. Read reviews of new strains like Woody Kush, rumored to be specifically created for Woody Harrelson or the insightful reviews of Herojuana: 3RD DEGREE BLACK BELT BUD, Dankest weed I've ever smoked, and Found a little container of a gram of this great shit under the seat in my car on a shitty day. Like any Web 2.0 worth it's weight in salt kief they have an API, login via Facebook & Twitter, and an iPhone & Android App.
posted by wcfields (22 comments total) 25 users marked this as a favorite

 
OK, so I clicked that "Woody Harrelson" link.

OMGWTFBBQ!

I don't think these guys are doctors...
posted by Windopaene at 10:21 AM on April 23, 2012 [1 favorite]


Ah Facebook login. I predict some unfortunate oversharing.
posted by CheeseDigestsAll at 10:22 AM on April 23, 2012 [6 favorites]


Facebook and Twitter connectivity?

Dear Everyone Born After 1995: IT'S A TRAP.
posted by griphus at 10:23 AM on April 23, 2012 [19 favorites]


CheeseDigestsAll: "Ah Facebook login. I predict some unfortunate oversharing."

Every page has a Facebook "Like" and Google+ button on it too.
posted by wcfields at 10:24 AM on April 23, 2012


Wait until the iOS app with GPS-based location features and check-ins!
posted by naju at 10:26 AM on April 23, 2012


Ah Facebook login. I predict some unfortunate oversharing.

Yeah, this. I'll browse around to see where dispensaries pop up and what reviews they get, but there's no way I'm putting in my Facebook credentials. I figure the mobile apps are safe since the telecoms hand everything over to the feds, anyway.
posted by Blazecock Pileon at 10:33 AM on April 23, 2012


The thing about this is... anyone can "invent" a strain and give it a name and sell it around as such. And more likely than not, that's only going to exist for a few harvests, and that's it. It's a cute idea, but it's not really going to be of any value because these things don't really stick around in the marketplace long enough for reviews to be of any use to anyone.
posted by hippybear at 10:38 AM on April 23, 2012


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posted by East Manitoba Regional Junior Kabaddi Champion '94 at 10:40 AM on April 23, 2012


The thing about this is... anyone can "invent" a strain and give it a name and sell it around as such. And more likely than not, that's only going to exist for a few harvests, and that's it. It's a cute idea, but it's not really going to be of any value because these things don't really stick around in the marketplace long enough for reviews to be of any use to anyone.

That's true.

I did use Leafly once while in SF and it was handy enough, but it seems like once you find your favorite place, you're pretty much good to go. I can't imagine making a tour of all the dispensaries in one's area, since you have to go through all the paperwork and rigamarole at every single place. I wouldn't necessarily want to be on the books at more than two places, personally.
posted by mykescipark at 10:42 AM on April 23, 2012 [2 favorites]


I don't think these guys are doctors...
Man, that stoner in that weed review video so stoned. Except, he seemed stoned before he even started smoking, I wonder if he got stuck that way.
posted by delmoi at 10:44 AM on April 23, 2012 [2 favorites]


anyone can "invent" a strain and give it a name and sell it around as such. And more likely than not, that's only going to exist for a few harvests, and that's it.

Yeah, and the converse of this is if a particular strain—I've had this issue with "Lamb's Breath/Bread" for instance—is really popular eventually several dispensaries will catch on and call whatever they have on hand Lamb's Breath, or even the same dispensary will just call whatever they have most of Lamb's Breath when they run out of the original. You have to actually look at the weed.
posted by carsonb at 10:46 AM on April 23, 2012


I can't imagine making a tour of all the dispensaries in one's area, since you have to go through all the paperwork and rigamarole at every single place

I live close enough to one of the major weed highways (Melrose) that I just took a Sunday afternoon and went up and down the street until I found a dispensary I liked. All of those agreements say that you have to stay exclusive (since they're co-ops and ostensibly they rely on your purchases/membership to budget, etc.) but the different dispensaries are owned by only a few different cartels. Anyway, once you find a place, you're right, you're pretty much set.
posted by carsonb at 10:49 AM on April 23, 2012


I figure the mobile apps are safe since the telecoms hand everything over to the feds, anyway.
Uh what?
Yeah, this. I'll browse around to see where dispensaries pop up and what reviews they get, but there's no way I'm putting in my Facebook credentials.
I don't think "the feds" really care that much about random dispensary users.
posted by delmoi at 10:50 AM on April 23, 2012


If RateMyDealer.com doesn't exist, I call first dibs.

Four stars, would buy again! Prompt service and excellent product!

vs.

When this guy shows up 3 hours late he will drink all your beer.
posted by spitbull at 10:58 AM on April 23, 2012 [2 favorites]


Jovial, enjoys a good conversation, always has free time. Rating: 0/10
posted by griphus at 11:11 AM on April 23, 2012 [2 favorites]


Let me guess...you wanted to post this on Friday, but you got high, but you got high, but you got high...
posted by Chuffy at 11:17 AM on April 23, 2012


Neat graphs on white widow but nothing on santa maria or happy brother.
posted by rudster at 11:58 AM on April 23, 2012


Smoke first, then deal.

Don't worry about that guy in the white socks.
posted by mule98J at 12:11 PM on April 23, 2012


I don't think "the feds" really care that much about random dispensary users.

And thank god data collected when a democrat is president just magically disappears when a republican takes office!
posted by pjaust at 12:14 PM on April 23, 2012 [4 favorites]


sigh

Apparently, the nearest dispensary is two states and six hours away from me.
posted by merelyglib at 12:40 PM on April 23, 2012


I've found that all strains treat the harshest symptoms of PMS. My wife may not agree with that, however.
posted by sixpack at 12:59 PM on April 23, 2012 [13 favorites]


I think there is a need for a reinheitsgebot style system as well as something like the wine appellation laws. Hopefully one day we'll get our collective heads out of our collective asses and regulate this stuff so that you actually can rely on a strain brand name. I'll have the humboldt sour, fall '11 vintage please.
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