Black Tuna is a home-grown favourite among Canadians partly due to 5 Star Organics’ original
marketing to sell pre-packaged meds in sealed tuna cans. Although the dark sage green and purple
flowers of this strain are compact, like the Blackfin Tuna which is the smallest tuna species found in
the western Atlantic, its name actually comes from the Black Tuna Gang which was well-known the the
70s for smuggling Colombian cannabis into the US.
The cerebral high from Black Tuna is gentle but gets you feeling uplifted and elated at the onset.
Marijuana novices may become overwhelmed due to the high THC content which was designed for
medical use to treat chronic pain. Black Tuna offers strong relaxation and sedation effects which may
trigger couch lock but will also benefit those who suffer from insomnia. The full body melt may trigger
laziness but it also uplifts mood and relieves stress which may help with mental healthy issues like
The skunky, pungent, earthy aroma of Black Tuna carries over into its taste, but it also has woody tones
and lingering pine and herbal flavours. Though it starts off with an easy-going high, this will soon dive
into a loopy state in a few minutes and you may find it hard to keep your eyes open or steady. The
cerebral ebb and flow can last for hours. Not for novice or even intermediate smokers.