Skunk #9 is an indica-heavy hybrid, a descendant of original Skunk strains with an unknown sativa/indica ratio. It produces a mostly physical high, with sleepy, relaxing effects and complementary mental relief. This strain is recommended for the treatment of headaches, chronic pain, sleeplessness, and everyday stresses. THC levels aren’t widely reported, so it’s hard to know how potent Skunk #9 really is, but the few available reports suggest it’s quite strong. There’s no data about CBD levels, meanwhile, and that means this strain isn’t a good choice as medication for patients who require CBD preparations. The dense buds of this strain have lime green leaves, brown hairs, and a layer of trichome crystals. Not surprisingly, Skunk #9 has a smooth but Skunky flavor and smell. If other, more popular Skunk varieties are any guide, cottonmouth should be the most common side effect, though dry eyes, paranoia, and headaches must also be possible. This strain sells in some medical marijuana dispensaries in Southern California, but it’s much harder to find in other parts of the United States. It may occasionally appear on the black market but definitely isn’t a regular.