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Netflix teamed up with a dispensary to sell weed strains named after its shows

In promotion of its new weed-centric show “Disjointed,” Netflix teamed up with a California dispensary over the weekend to release a series of marijuana strains named after ten of its shows, Variety reported.

The varieties of weed, known as strains, were sold exclusively out of a pop-up shop inside a West Hollywood medical marijuana dispensary. Three of the strain names were inspired by the Netflix premiere of “Disjointed,” which coincided with the pop-up shop’s opening on Friday.

Other strains included a “Banana Stand Kush,” named for the show “Arrested Development,” and a “Camp Firewood” strain for “Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later.”

Marijuana comes in two distinct species — sativa and indica — and they’re thought to have different effects on the mind and body. Sativa strains produce a rush of energy that leaves people feeling energized and uplifted, according to strain-review site Leafly. Indica strains, on the other hand, help you wind down into a relaxed, sedated state. However, the characteristics of each are hugely speculative and based on user-reported experiences.

At any rate, the marijuana strains from Netflix aim to produce different effects.

“Each strain was cultivated with the specific shows in mind, designed to complement each title based on their tone,” Netflix said in a release. “For example, sillier shows may be more indica dominant, while dramedies will be more sativa dominant to help the more powerful scenes resonate.”

The company also explained that it would not be profiting off of the dispensary’s sales, as the move was intended solely for promotional purposes.

Watch the trailer for “Disjointed” below:

Disclosure: Mathias Döpfner, CEO of Business Insider’s parent company, Axel Springer, is a Netflix board member.

For example "Banana Stand Kush" was named after the infamous banana stand in "Arrested Development."

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The line included strains named after Bojack Horseman, Arrested Development, and Orange is the New Black

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To help promote its new pot-themed show Disjointed, Netflix has joined forces with a California dispensary to release a series of marijuana strains named after some of its most beloved series.

According to Variety, the products were sold at a pop-up dispensary in West Hollywood, with each strain “cultivated with the specific shows in mind, designed to complement each title based on their tone. For example, sillier shows may be more indica dominant, while dramedies will be more sativa dominant to help the more powerful scenes resonate.”

Disjointed itself inspired three of the strains – the Omega Strain, Eve’s Bush, and Rutherford B. Haze – while others were named after the likes of Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later (Camp Firewood), Bojack Horseman (Prickly Muffin), Arrested Development (Banana Stand Kush), and Chelsea (Vodkush).

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Additionally, strains were named in connection to Grace and Frankie (Peyotea 73), Lady Dynamite (Sassafrass OG), Santa Clarita Diet (Baka Bile), Orange is the New Black (Poussey Riot), and Mystery Science Theatre 3000 (Moon 13).

The streaming service are keen to point out that they took no profit from the sale of the weed strains, but intended them merely as promotional items. The pop-up dispensary ended up selling over a hundred jars of the special mariajuana, or roughly a pound of weed, AdWeek reports.

Disjointed comes from Big Bang Theory creator Chuck Lorre, which sees Kathy Bates star as a woman who finally fulfils her dream of opening up a marijuana dispensary.

The line included strains named after Bojack Horseman, Arrested Development, and Orange is the New Black