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Officer Dick Downey's Pot Report

My 10-20

Your Illinois Medical Cannabis Authority

Just this past Friday I’m working a speed trap in an unmarked along a busy corridor. This stretch has a 40 mph posting, but people routinely hit 60 through here. We’ve had a good night, nabbing close to twenty speeders, and we’re ready to pack it in when someone flies by us at 129 mph.

We catch up with the vehicle and get this maniac off the road. Turns out it’s some dumb teenager who also happens to be stoned out of his gourd. So I ask the kid, “What the damn rush, son?!” And, he says to me, and I’m quoting here, “I want to get home and eat my McDonald’s while it’s still hot, okay. I’m not gonna eat cold Mickie D fries.”


Type: Indica-dominant Hybrid (60%/40%)           

Genotype:  Sour Kush  =  OG Kush  X  Sour Diesel

Cultivator: Progressive Treatment Solutions (PTS)

Date Purchased: 11/01/2016

Delivery Method(s) Used: clean glass pipe

Cannabinoids Profile: THCa 19.02%; THC 1.28%; CBDa 0%; CBD 0% (ACT Labs)

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Phenotype Profile: Pale green, cone-shaped bud with a smattering of dark sugar leaves. Long, light orange pistils and generous trichome development. An impressive example.                               
       Bud Density: 4 [1-5]

Terpene Profile: In their intact state, these buds smelled lightly of diesel and sour earth. Once ground, the fuel aroma really hits you, followed by a sweet-and-sour citrus and notes of OG-like pungency. When smoked, this sample tasted of sour fuel and earth with sour and light sweet notes on the exhale. The sourness lingers a little.

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Effects: Elevating and relaxing without too much of either. A very well balanced set of effects which provide a functional high that doesn’t drag you down. The cerebral can be somewhat loopy and intense at high doses. A great daytime strain that can address the pain without taking you out.

Duration of Effects: 2 hours    

May Help With: Helped with stress and post-operative pain and discomfort. May also help with appetite, stress, mood, depression, PTSD, Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS), gastrointestinal symptoms, insomnia, migraines, bi-polar symptoms (and more)

Rating: 4.5/5
This was a very solid example of Sour Kush. No “factory” quality here. This sample expressed the full range of terps and was also well cared for.  

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When teenager-logic and toker-logic meet, it makes for a perfect storm.

And remember, the next time you turn around, turn around again...’cause I’ll be there.

-Officer Dick Downey, Badge #710

Case: Sour Kush (flower)  


File Date: 11/13/2016

Case No: 0064

Sour Kush: Value Meal #2, Large Fries

product photo. An eye level shot of a pale green, cone-shaped bud with a smattering of dark sugar leaves, long, light orange pistils and generous trichome development.
product packaging. A four inch high round plastic pill bottle with a pop top.