TGA Genetics (aka Subcool Seeds) is a team of breeders with its roots in Seattle, WA. It started, in 2001, as a small group of dedicated medical cannabis gardeners who had grown tired of the false claims and made up marketing.
TGA (The Green Avengers) is headed by Subcool and Mz. Jill, two of the most accomplished horticulturalists the industry has to offer. Their beloved genetics are highly sought after for their characteristic terpene profiles. Most TGA strains have a distinguishable fruit aroma. This is because Subcool often uses selective breeding techniques to find strains that will produce the best-tasting hash.
Strains from TGA Genetics are commonly found throughout the world today. This is particularly true in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. Some of their most well-known strains include: Space Queen, Agent Orange, Vortex, Timewreck, and Jilly Bean.
TGA has won a number of awards for their strains in the 13 years since their inception.
Subcool is the Head Breeder of TGA Genetics and a self-proclaimed “weed nerd.” Accordingly, he stars in the Weed Nerd YouTube series, that peels the curtain back on the life of commercial cannabis breeding. Subcool has served as a contributing author/photographer to for publications such as HIGH TIMES, Skunk, Treating Yourself, Heads, Weed World, and West Coast Magazine. Further, he authored the Book of Dank and Dank 2.0 – collections of cannabis photography with stories to go along with them. Strains that Subcool is known for breeding include Space Queen, Jack The Ripper, and Vortex.
Mz Jill is perhaps the best known female cannabis horticulturalist in the world. She is a member of TGA Genetics and co-star the Weed Nerd YouTube series with her husband Subcool. Strains that Mz Jill are most popularly known for include Agent Orange and Jilly Bean. Further, she is currently working on a hybridized cross between the TGA Space Queen male plant and a clone of Kyle Kushman’s Strawberry Cough.
Best known for his YouTube channel, Farmer John is a Washington-based cultivator and extraction artist. He is also a breeder under the umbrella of TGA Genetics. In the time since launching his YouTube channel, Farmer John has become one of the most popular extraction artists in the the industry. His concentrate company, Dank Wax Inc., has won a number of awards according to first place at the Secret Cup Pacific Northwest Regional.
Originating from TGA Subcool Seeds, the Chernobyl strain of cannabis is known for its heavy-hitting, yet calming effects on both the body and mind. Chernobyl is classified as a Sativa-dominant hybrid. As such, it is a go-to marijuana strain for many MMJ patients in search of its exceedingly sweet terpene profile and its unique ability to help combat a variety of mental disorders. Chernobyl Strain = Trainwreck x Trinity x Jack the Ripper The Chernobyl strain came to be when TGA Subcool Seed’s founder, Subcool, traveled out west on a quest …
The Jesus OG strain is one of TGA Genetics‘ latest creations. It was developed using one of their favorite OG strains and Subcool‘s classic Jack the Ripper hybrid. This particular batch was grown by Buds and Roses Collective in Studio City, CA. Jesus OG Strain: Hells OG X Jack The Ripper Thanks in part to TGA’s large following of “Weed Nerds”, the Jesus OG strain is one of the more popular new school strains on the market. Like many TGA strains, it can be found circling …
Bred by TGA Genetics, the Vortex strain is a Sativa-dominant hybrid that stems from two of Subcool’s favorite strains: Apollo-13 and Space Queen. The Vortex Strain Was Bred By TGA Genetics Digging deeper into the genetics of the Vortex strain, we find that there is a great deal of Jack Herer influence, with slightly less impact coming from Romulan and Northern Lights.
Bred by TGA Genetics, the Jilly Bean strain is a heavy-hitting hybrid stemming from the tasty combination of Orange Velvet and Space Queen. Subcool, Odie Diesel, and the rest of the TGA team have created some of the most popular strains in America today, including Agent Orange, Mickey Kush, Jack The Ripper, Pandoras Box, …
3rd Generation Family is a California-based company that serves as an umbrella for a group of breeders in the state. They supply a number of collectives with sun-grown cannabis. 3rd Generation Family’s signature strain, Eddy Lepp OG, has become a patient favorite in California. In turn, the company earned as many five awards in 2013. They collaborated with Boo Boo’s Bubble to win a number of solventless extract competitions as well.
Loud Seeds was founded by a close knit group of breeders from Northern California. They are led by James Loud and Mike Seeds. After 20 years of growing, they turned their attention to working with the best genetics in the world. Loud Seeds burst on to the scene with their 2012 Cannabis Cup Hybrid winner, Loud Scout. Loud Seeds officially became a European company in early 2013. They are working to provide California-style genetics on a world scale.
Based in the San Francisco Bay area, Burning Bush is a company that provides genetics to licensed California dispensaries. They are most known for their clones, but they recently started developing feminized seeds as well. Every batch of each Burning Bush strain stems from the same mother, which allows for more consistent results over time. They supply their genetics to a number of prominent dispensaries in the Bay Area, including Harborside Health Center and Berkeley Patients Group.
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The United For Care Campaign is run by People United for Medical Marijuana (PUFMM) – an organization formed by Kim Russell, whose grandmother – ill with glaucoma – would not break the law, despite the medical benefits that marijuana could offer her condition. Today, the organization is chaired by John Morgan, one of the state’s most influential attorneys and activists for the rights of individuals, and managed by Ben Pollara, a veteran in Florida political affairs and advocacy. Kim is still very involved leading the effort. Recent polling shows that over 70% of Floridians support the legalization of …
Founded in 1997, Boveda’s patented 2-way humidity control has becoming a trusted option to maximize the storage of wooden instruments, electronics, food, herbs, and more. There are a variety of Boveda packs, each engineered to maintain a specific humidity level (13-97%). The Boveda 62 was formulated to maintain the perfect level of moisture to guarantee quality cannabis every time. This allows cultivators and legal cannabis providers to maximize the color, aroma, and flavor of their products.
Founded in 1986, the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit research and educational organization that develops medical, legal, and cultural contexts for people to benefit from the careful uses of psychedelics and marijuana.
Rare Dankness is a cannabis breeding company based in Denver, CO. The company was founded by Scott “Moonshine” Reach in 2011 burst onto the scene at that year’s Cannabis Cup, winning 1st place for best seed company Sativa. Rare Dankness strives to take the world’s best clone-only strains, and improve on them for all to enjoy as seeds. Some of their original strains include Moonshine Haze, Ghost Train Haze #1, and Lee Roy OG.
Based in northern California, Task Rok founded Highly Educated Ti in 2010. They manufacture a variety of titanium products, specifically tailored to the cannabis extract community. Highly Educated has long been considered an innovator in terms of concentrates. They were the first to release the e-nail, which eliminates the use of torches to heat the nail. Highly Educated was awarded “Best Other Than Glass (OG) Product or Product Line” from the American Glass Expo in 2011. They are nominated for the same award in 2013.