Index Watch: After hitting a record low of $286 an ounce in March, the US Price Index rebounded this month and closed at an average price of $302 an ounce. Meanwhile the Kind, Mids and Schwag indices essentially held steady in April. Diesel’s reign as the top strain was short-lived. Despite dethroning Kush in March (ending a 27-month stretch of first place finishes), Kush easily regained the top spot in April.

CURRENT US PRICE INDEX: $302 (last month: $286, Year-to-Date: $302)
CURRENT KIND INDEX ($350+ PER OZ): $381 ($389, $382)
CURRENT MIDS INDEX ($150-$349 PER OZ): $272 ($269, $276)
CURRENT SCHWAG INDEX ($1-$149 PER OZ): $90 ($96, $98)

The top five submitted strains (with average price) were: Kush ($301), Purps ($310), Diesel ($345), Haze ($296) and Cheese ($278).

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(Granddaddy Purps) “Dark purple buds with an amazing grape taste. Great nighttime stone.” Newark, DE

(Purps) “Organic nugs with fruity flavors. Fantastic, long-lasting high with visuals!” Cleveland, OH

(Critical Yumbolt) “A frosty terpene aroma coupled with outstanding pain relief.” Seattle, WA