Market Analysis: The US Price and Kind indices essentially held steady in October after significant drops in average price last month. The Mids Index, however, dropped $36 from its previous month’s average, plummeting all the way down to just $248 an ounce. That marks a 53-month low for Mids, as the index last finished at $248 in May 2010.
CURRENT US PRICE INDEX: $307 (last month: $309, Year-to-Date: $305)
CURRENT KIND INDEX ($350+ PER OZ): $377 ($372, $382)
CURRENT MIDS INDEX ($150-$349 PER OZ): $248 ($284, $272)
CURRENT SCHWAG INDEX ($1-$149 PER OZ): $105 ($103, $101)
The top five submitted strains (with average price) were: Kush ($318), Blue Dream ($283), Diesel ($280), Purps ($328) and Girl Scout Cookies ($417).
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(Blue Dream) “Awesome smoke with great pain relieving qualities, I noticed significant relief after two small tokes.” –Canton, MS
(Sour Kush) “Clear, precise high – great for joint ailments!” –Springfield, MO
(Silver Haze) “Bright green, sweet smelling, spicy buds with a soaring high. Great for wake and bake.” –New Castle, DE
(Chemdog) “Quite possibly the stinkiest weed I have ever encountered. Incredible!” –Hoboken, NJ