Initially, you will want to look for three key characteristics. First off, crystals. Each bud should be completely covered in small specs of dust, these are called crystals. The more you see, the higher you’ll get.
Second, the weed should not be too dry, nor too wet. If the weed is too dry, it has lost most of its potency and you’ll be wasting your money. Make sure it doesn’t crumble in your hands and is slightly sticky to the touch. It is also very important that the weed is not too wet. If the weed is soggy, it won’t break apart as easily and force you to smoke more. The third most important aspect when grading your stash is potency of the smell. When you can sniff a bag from across the room, you know you’ve hit the jackpot. Recognizing great buds of marijuana from solely the smell will take some time. If you’ve stumbled onto weed that has little to no smell, you’re in store for a crappy experience. These 3 key characteristics – crystals, moisture, and smell – are the building blocks for excellent bud selection.