Depending on the location, mids will boast THC contents ranging anywhere from 10% to 16%, or sometimes higher in legal states. The price of mids will also vary on the where they’re being sold.
It depends. If you never smoke or consume cannabis, you will have a low tolerance. So “mids”, or cannabis that contains THC percentages around 10% to 16%, would likely do the job if you’re a beginner. If the weed is mids, it will have a smaller concentration of trichomes, which means less cannabinoids and terpenes. As a result, it will not smell very potent.
Low-grade weed will typically take on a brownish appearance with hints of dark green , and is often mixed with seeds and stems. In some cases, regs are so dried out that they simply crumble upon contact.
Cannabis labeled as mids will usually have more airy buds compared with the densely packed, trichome-coated flower that is sold at top-shelf prices. But most mids should still have a noticeable amount of frosty trichomes sprinkled throughout the bud. Compared with top-shelf, mids tend to be less vibrantly green in color with fewer orange hairs sprinkled throughout the flower. Mids rarely contain seeds and have been trimmed to remove most or all stems. In certain locations, mids can pass as high-quality nugs.
Similar to the appearance, the taste and aroma of dank will also depend on the strain’s terpene profile. One quick sniff of top-shelf bud will pry open a world of aroma that is louder and tastier than milder mids could ever evoke. Taste will also be determined by the strain type and the presence of certain terpenes. If the abundance of trichomes doesn’t convince you of the dankness of a particular strain, a complex, well-balanced aroma and flavor can indicate a high-quality nug.
Low-grade weed is uncommon in legal markets. As a result, the potency and effects produced by it are difficult to quantify. It stands to reason that weed grown in sub-optimal conditions is likely to result in lower potency and less desirable effects than mid-grade and top-shelf cannabis.
One whiff or look should be all it takes to figure out whether you have schwag or mids. Reggie weed has an earthy, dirtlike smell that translates into a rather harsh and pungent taste upon combustion. Some might find the flavor bearable, but regs lack the nuanced flavor that top-shelf strains have to offer.
Mids have a smaller concentration of trichomes, which contain the terpenes that make cannabis aromatic and flavorful. As a result, the aroma and flavor of mids will be less intense than those of their top-shelf counterparts.
How much weed you need to get high and the extent of your high will always depend on your body, your age, weight, sex, and even what you have had to eat or whether you are well-hydrated. It is best to start with one hit, and then wait 30 minutes to 1 hour and see how you feel. You can always smoke more, but you can’t take it back.
The Difference Between Dank, Mids, and Reggie Weed Consider for a moment the difference between a cheap bottle of wine from the local convenience store and a pricey selection from an upscale