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El Chapo OG is Part of a Tradition in L.A. OG Strains

El Chapo OG is a full-body, indica-dominant OG phenotype from California-based Boss Status Genetics, a micro-cannabis farm looking to set up shop in Los Angeles’s new recreational market.

Today, El Chapo OG is well regarded for being one of the top cuts of kush on the market. For L.A. smokers that are accustomed to the OG palette, El Chapo is perfect.

The high from El Chapo is what you might expect from a robust OG phenotype with roots from the 90s. El Chapo is relentlessly strong. It’s known for being a couch-locker. Because of its potency some smokers might choose to save El Chapo for an end of day toke.

All photos by Lexis-Oliver Ray

The potent hybrid is said to be a cross between three legendary strains that debuted in the 90s, Face Off OGSFV OG, and a straight OG. California cannabis culture grew exponentially in the mid 90s and eventually became the first state to introduce medical cannabis in 1996. OG Kush seeped into rap music and hit the streets of L.A. as early as the late 80s, when cannabis cultivation could still land you in prison for a lifetime.

The San Fernando Valley became a major hub for growers and distributors around this period, thanks to its sprawl and suburban footprint. SFV OG, one of the parents of El Chapo, was hybridized during this era. Today it’s still considered one of the strongest cuts of OG around.

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Published: February 25, 2019

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