We know that understanding the Cannabis industry can be challenging. With the broad variety of uses, both medicinal and recreational, we elected to provide our clients (and everyone) with this informative Blog. So you can make informed decisions when it comes to your responsible consumption.

The Best CBD Strains Available

When you’re seeking relief from a myriad of issues, it’s essential that you know which cannabis strains have an abundant amount of CBD. Join us as we take a look at the best CBD strains that you can find in a recreational or medicinal dispensary near you.

The Medicine Box Dispensary tries to carry at least one CBD strain at all times. Quantity, choice and availability subject to change.


Cannatonic is a perfect name to describe this pain-reducing strain. It’s lineage consists of MK Ultra and G-13, and usually contains a 5:1 ratio of CBD to THC. Cannatonic does have a small amount of THC – about 5%. This strain is perfect for those that wish to still have a slightly psychoactive effect on top of the therapeutic relief.


Harle-Tsu was one of the original high-CBD strains available. It became famous among medicinal patients that required a significant dose of cannabidiol to fight against various ailments. It presents an eye-popping 20:1 CBD to THC ratio, which remains one of the highest amounts to this day.

Harle-Tsu was bred by crossing Harlequin and Sour Tsunami, which are both CBD abundant cannabis strains.


Harlequin is another mainstay in the CBD industry. This battle-tested strain has a 5:2 CBD to THC ratio. Many producers grow it for its consistent expression of CBD-dominant traits, and consumers enjoy it for its relieving capabilities.

Harlequin is composed of an amalgamation of landrace cannabis strains: Colombian Gold, an indica from Nepal, Thai, and Swiss. Through careful selection, breeders were able to pinpoint phenotypes with abundant CBD characteristics and released this classic to the masses.

Valentine X

With such an exciting name, it only makes sense that Valentine X ranks as one of the most potent CBD strains available. It exhibits a 25:1 CBD to THC ratio, forcefully blowing past that of Harle-Tsu.

Valentine Xis actually a variant (different phenotype) of ACDC, another popular CBD strain. What’s notable about Valentine X is that it was bred to combat epilepsy, inflammation, and cancer. If you’re in desperate need of a genuinely medicinal strain, then Valentine X is just right for you.


ACDC is the sativa-dominant phenotype of the well known Cannatonic strain. Instead of producing the drowsy effects from Cannatonic, ACDC provides users with an awareness-inducing effect. It provides individuals with a 20:1 CBD to THC ratio, and is one of the most common CBD strains that’s found in recreational or medicinal dispensaries.

Ringo’s Gift

Ringo’s Gift is a landmark CBD cannabis strain. It’s named after Lawrence Ringo, who was a passionate cannabis advocate. This strain was bred by combining ACDC and Harle-Tsu to create a truly effective medicine. It boasts a 24:1 CBD to THC ratio, and leaves users incredibly relaxed without the psychoactive effects of THC.

The Growing Demand For CBD

As consumers demand more CBD products, producers are continuously creating new strains that push the boundaries. Legalization has opened a clear path for CBD products to thrive, and this has generated a wide variety of potent CBD-specific strains that are capable acting as an alternative medicine for patients that no longer wish to depend on synthetic drugs.

The Medicine Box Cannabis Dispensary in Kanesatake (Oka) offers a huge range of CBD products.

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