Strain: Tropic Lightning
Contributor: C. Imani Williams
1736 Las Vegas Blvd,
Las Vegas, 89104
Phone number: 702 - 727- 3187
Hours: 9:00 - 3:00 a.m. Daily
A new Las Vegas strip dispensary option is just a two-minute walk from the Stratosphere and ten minutes from the SLS Hotel. Open daily from 9 a.m. - 3 a.m., Blackjack Collective is here to serve the community. They carry a wide range of products. I’m interested in checking out quite a few of their strains. I experienced a short five-minute wait in their comfortable waiting room after gaining entry through the vestibule where I showed identification and received a number.
Once inside the store area, I was immediately greeted by a friendly budtender who asked what I was interested in. I’ve been craving cherry sativas, they were out. My budtender was up on the daily deals. Apparently, I’d just missed an $11/gram cherry strain special. I learned that a $15 ⅛ special was currently running on Tropic Lightning. Well, yay! I purchased a ⅛.
The layout in Blackjack is clean and crisp. Lots of lighting to spotlight flowers. They also carry a nice selection of carts and edibles. Blackjack has a professional and knowledge of staff, short wait time, and good deals. I live for great deals - this was one of those times; I hadn’t seen an eighth for $15 since April 20th.
Guests will find plenty of parking in the lot, but it’s easy to pass right by due to the mid-block strip location. Look for the Denny’s and Taco signs. Blackjack’s signage could be bigger. If you’re coming through at night, they do have a huge multi-colored neon statue that blinks. That’s a better landmark.
Blackjack sends out text deals. In addition, Sundays are industry day and cannabis industry members get 10% off. Same for locals on Tuesdays. Sign up for the text deals, so that you save more often. You can always earn points towards future discounts on purchases.
THC: 11.84% CBD: 0 CBN: 0
B - Myrcene 10.46 mg, Limonene 1.84 mg,
Tasty Tropic Lightning hits hard despite the THC testing of only 11.84%. The fire must come from the help of 10.46 mg of Myrcene that works to make you relaxed and sleepy. Myrcene with her pain-relieving attributes, does the trick for me at that content level. Myrcene mixed with her cousin Limonene, which combats insomnia and anxiety, worked together like magic. Tropic Lightning is a hybrid that hits hard on the indica side. Since Tropic Lightning eighths were on sale for $15, it made this batch a special treat.
Tropic Lightning nugs are grape-sized and with variations of mid to dark green.
This is a pungent strain, spicy in fact. Pepper and spicy nuts come to mind. The flavor is spicy too.
Eat something prior to consumption. It will help squash the munchies that come with Tropic Lightning. On that note, I was still contemplating snacks after smoking. For that reason, I have made a concerted effort to have healthier options on hand. I go for nuts, fruit, and if I must have something sweet, graham crackers or ginger snaps. I still crave chocolate, but I really try and not fill up on empty calories. Within 30 minutes my body started to relax, the tightness in my back disappearing into the background. Soon after, a sleepy feeling blankets the user, so I would recommend using this strain in the evening and after a hot bath. This product should help get users to a nice relaxing rest.
Tropic Lightning helps with fatigue, body pain, muscle spasms, insomnia and depression.
This strain may Cause side effects such as; anxiety, dry mouth, dry eyes, and dizziness.
Stop by Blackjack Collective and check out the offerings. You’re sure to leave with something that will bring you back for a second visit. Grab a dose of Tropic Lightning if you are in the mood for a heavy hitting hybrid strain.