The US Price Index continued to rise after hitting a record low of $286 in March, finishing May at $314 an ounce (+$12 from April). While the Kind and Mids indices essentially held steady, the Schwag Index ended May $17 above its previous month’s average, and Girl Scout Cookies made the top five submitted strains for the first time in 2014.

CURRENT US PRICE INDEX: $314 (last month: $302, Year-to-Date: $305)
CURRENT KIND INDEX ($350+ PER OZ): $384 ($381, $382)
CURRENT MIDS INDEX ($150-$349 PER OZ): $265 ($272, $273)
CURRENT SCHWAG INDEX ($1-$149 PER OZ): $107 ($90, $99)

The top five submitted strains (with average price) were: Kush ($313), Diesel ($289), Blue Dream ($271), Girl Scout Cookies ($370) and Purps ($300).

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QUOTES:
(Blueberry Diesel) “Tastes just like it sounds – a true joy to smoke.” Colorado Springs, CO

(Northern Lights) “A classic! Earthy taste, very potent stone. A great nightcap!” Newark, DE

(Kind) “You never know what strain or where it’s from…” Ketchikan, AK

(Cheese) “Top shelf, potent, long lasting heady buzz. Good for pain relief.” Minneapolis, MN