Index Watch: The US Price, Kind and Mids indices held steady this month. The Kind Index experienced the largest shift, finishing $10 above its previous month’s average and reaching $400 per ounce for the first time since February. Meanwhile, after establishing a new high for 2013 in July, the Schwag Index dropped $28 and hit a year low at $97 an ounce.

CURRENT US PRICE INDEX: $328 (last month: $330, Year-to-Date: $328)
CURRENT KIND INDEX ($350+ PER OZ): $400 ($390, $395)
CURRENT MIDS INDEX ($150-$349 PER OZ): $275 ($276, $275)
CURRENT SCHWAG INDEX ($1-$149 PER OZ): $97 ($125, $103)

The top five strains (with average price) were: Kush ($372), Diesel ($384), Purps ($387), Haze ($383) and Cheese ($307). 

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(Kind) “Good bud but 99% of the time people don’t even know what strain they have. Kind of frustrating.” –Columbus, OH

(Sweet Tooth) “Yields dense colas for a big harvest. Grinds up great and smokes smooth!” –El Dorado, AR

(Malana Bomb – Auto) “Awesome smell and great jar appeal. The stone comes on fast and lasts for hours. Nice, tight buds.” –Burlington, NC

(Blue Domina) “An almost electric blue color, long leafy buds and an intense aroma – this strain is regularly available in Ottawa during the early spring.” –Ottawa, CA