Obama Runtz, what is it and where did it come from?

While Atlanta isn’t exactly known for originating exotic cannabis strains, it managed to birth one of this year’s hottest new strain names thanks to a viral video. In 2020, Obama Runtz became a national phenomenon, but finding where it all got started requires a deep dive into the world wide web.


The Leafly Strain of the Year 2020 is—Runtz!

Obama Runtz isn’t botanically linked to the real Runtz strain (a fruity hybrid of Zkittlez and Gelato) nor is this mysterious new breed related to Obama Kush (an indica-dominant hybrid). Still, Twitter and Google searches for the term spiked in May 2020 thanks to this viral video:

The origins of Obama Runtz

The viral video stars an unknown young…

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