The Cough Strain

This strain is a rare sativa dominant hybrid strain with only the best in terms of its genetics. The Cough contains an estimated 15 to 19% THC on average that can cause you to feel very stoned but also incredibly happy and uplifted. It is an ideal fit for the treatment of patients who struggle to manage their chronic glaucoma or stress.

The Cough is a sativa dominant cross with celebrity genetics, as it was created by combining the genetics of Northern Lights #5 and Haze. This strain is famous for its mix of earthy and hash undertones with a slight sour tinge to it, making for an appetizing variant.

This bud was and named for the fact that it can cause you to break out in a cough due to its thick smoke. Loyal fans of the strain love it for its euphoria-inducing high, combined with a push to be more social and talkative, turning you into a social butterfly. This strain is best enjoyed when shared with friends and on a social night out.

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    Information about The Cough:

    ORIGINNorthern Lights #5 mixed with Haze
    EFFECTSeuphoric – 10
    uplifted – 7
    talkative – 5
    hungry – 5
    energetic – 4
    anxious – 8
    paranoid – 7
    dizzy – 1
    headache – 1
    FRAGRANCEcitrus, earthy, herbal, spicy, woody
    FLAVORSpungent, pine, citrus, sweet, spicy
    MEDICALeye pressure – 10
    stress – 8
    pain – 7
    depression – 5
    fatigue – 5
    THC CONTENT %15%-19%
    CBD %1%
    INDICA / SATIVA %30% / 70%
    INDOOR YIELD11oz/ m2
    OUTDOOR YIELD13oz/ plant
    CLIMATEdry and temperate climate
    RESISTANCE TO DISEASEresistant to common molds and mildew

    * 10 is the highest
    * 1 is the lowest


    The Cough is incredibly euphoric, which you will notice from the first puff onwards. The strain is very popular because it’s effects kick in without delay and the potent and good mood inducing effects tend to stick around for longer than with your average hybrid plants.

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    This plant is also very uplifting and is especially fun to consume if you just need a pick me upper or after a long and challenging week. The Cough will make you want to be more social, and will inspire you to come out of your shell for a little while in order to indulge in being talkative with new or old friends.

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    This lush bud is also hunger inducing so you can expect a bit of a trip towards the kitchen at any given point with it. The Cough can give you an extra boost of energy I never needed, and will inspire you to become a little more active than your usual self.


    This strain is very known for its sour profile. The Cough smells very strongly of citrus and herbal blends, with a hint of spiciness. This plant is also earthy and contains woody undertones that are quite pleasant and will linger in the air for an extended period of time.


    It’s flavors are special, whilst very much reminiscent of its aroma. This bud tastes pungent and sour like pine on the first inhale, and will slowly turn into a spicy flavor in your mouth. On the exhale you will be left with a sweet and citrus aftertaste that will stain your lips.

    Adverse Reaction

    The Cough has some adverse reactions that may prove to be slightly discomforting to some smokers. This bud may leave your mouth dry and even make you cough. Those who are not used to more potent strains may be affected with a mild influx of anxiety.

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    Some users have reportedly felt slightly paranoid when smoking this bud, so it is highly recommended to keep the dose at a point that is manageable. The Cough may also cause you to feel slightly dizzy, and in some cases even leave you with a mild headache.


    The Cough is a very useful medical strain as it can relieve many chronic ailments with ease. This bud is highly recommended in the treatment of eye pressure or glaucoma as it can reduce the swelling and therefore reduce the discomfort at the same time.

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    This strain may also help those who suffer from chronic and hard to manage stress. It can be consumed first thing in the morning in order to avert a nervous attitude from the get go. The Cough may also help those who suffer from chronic depression, by relieving them of their negative thoughts.

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      This hybrid plant grows into a 70% sativa strain with sweet and spicy buds that you can smell from a mile away. This bud is relatively easy to grow and is highly resistant to common molds, mildews as well as other pests and diseases.

      Flowering Time


      The Cough grown indoors can produce an estimated 11 ounces per square meter in terms of yield. Generally, you can expect the bud to take around 8 to 9 weeks to be done flowering before it is ready to be harvested.


      This hybrid sativa plant can yield an estimated 13 ounces per plant during harvest Lane grown outdoors, and should take until around the middle of October to be done flowering.

      Have you ever smoked or grown your own The Cough? Please let me know what you think about this marijuana strain in the comments below.


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