Mexico has traditionally been considered one of the countries with the most potent and THC-rich cannabis. In addition, Morocco’s reputation as a great producer of hashish is notorious and it remains as top producer of cannabis. Perhaps it is because of this tradition, together with the legalization of cannabis in countries such as Canada or the US, that the legalization of cannabis in both Mexico and Morocco has been accelerated.

In this article, we will list the top countries that produce the best weed in the world. You will find countries in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Keep in mind that this list is not ordered from worst to best or best to worst!

10. Spain

Spain has some of the biggest cannabis seed banks in the world such as Dinafem, Royal Queen Seeds, Sweet Seeds or Seedsman Seeds. In addition, famous cannabis strains such as Cannatonic (1:1 CBD:THC ratio strain) or Panakeia (considered the first cannabis strain completely free of THC) have been developed in Spain.

Weed is not legal in Spain, but it’s decriminalized and there are many cannabis clubs where cannabis consumption is technically legal.

9. Canada

There is a long cannabis tradition in Canada. It was one of the first countries to legalize its medical use and also its recreational use. Canada is also famous for its top-quality cannabis strains such as Manitoba Poison, Chemo, God Bud, or Island Sweet Skunk.

8. Netherlands

Everyone knows about the coffee shops in Amsterdam and the Dutch-friendly approach to cannabis. In addition, many of the top cannabis seeds banks are located in the Netherlands such as Barney’s Farm, Serious Seeds, Greenhouse Seeds, Dutch Passion, DNA Genetics and Sensi Seeds. The Dutch have also developed many famous cannabis strains such as Amnesia Haze, Jack Herer, among others.

7. USA

Although still illegal under federal law, many US states have legalized cannabis over 0.3% of THC. In the US, hemp-derived CBD is legal at federal level. CBD rich strains such as Charlotte’s Web-perhaps the most famous CBD-rich cannabis strain-were born and bred in the US.

There are also many THC-rich cannabis strains developed in the US. For example, Bubba Kush (17% THC), Green Crack, Girl Scout Cookies, Blue Dream, OG Kush and many more. In addition, there are famous cannabis growing regions such as Colorado.

6. Mexico

Mexican weed has been famous for decades. In the 1960s, the most powerful and psychoactive cannabis came from Mexico. Mexico has recently passed a bill to legalize cannabis. This bill will legalize recreational cannabis in Mexico.

There are many famous cannabis strains with Mexican heritage. Good examples are Acapulco Gold, Cannalope Haze, Mexican Sativa, Trainwreck, Haze and NYPD.

5. Afghanistan

It is believed that cannabis is indigenous to central Asia. Afghanistan has a long tradition in the cultivation of marijuana, and it was considered one of the best cannabis producers in the world. Famous cannabis strains with Afghan genetics are Afghan Kush or Afghani.

4. Nepal

Nepal was one of the favorite destinations for thousands of hippies in the 1960s. Cannabis was everywhere in Nepal and feral cannabis can be also found very easily in the Himalayas.

Famous cannabis strains with Nepalese genetics are Nepalese, Nepal Jam and Himalaya Gold.

3. Morocco

Cannabis has been recently legalized in Morocco and the Maghreb country is still one of the largest producers of cannabis in the world. Famous Moroccan strains are for example,  Moroccan Gold, Ketama and Beldia.

2. Colombia

Cannabis in Colombia was decriminalized in 2012. Cannabis cultivation flourished in the 1960s and 70s. Famous Colombian cannabis strains are, for example, Colombian Gold, Miss Colombia, Colombia Jack among many others.

1. Kazakhstan

Feral cannabis is found in many areas of central Asia and Kazakhstan isn’t an exception. In addition, 93% of Russia’s cannabis comes from Kazakhstan.