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Cannabis is widely known for its sedative and stress relieving qualities, but it can also be used to enhance productivity and stimulate the mind. There are dozens of fantastic sativa and hybrid strains that can promote activity, creativity, and adventure-havingness. Here are a few of our favorites.

10 Marijuana Strains that Promote Activity & Movement

Green Crack

One of the most popular sativa strains to ever hit the market. Green Crack is often used to fight fatigue because of its ability to energize the mind and promote focus. The tropical aroma and flavor lend themselves perfectly to daytime tokes. This strain has the ability to uplift and motivate without the brain-fog effects of many other cannabis strains.


Fresh, fruity and all around fantastic! Tangie is another hugely popular sativa that will fill the room with a powerfully pleasant tangerine aroma. Users should expect a heavy dose of happiness coupled with an uplifting energy. A perfect strain for individuals yearning for that childlike sense of wonder and curiosity while exploring the great outdoors on a sunny afternoon.


Starting your day with a bowl of Grapefruit will give you an energetic, invigorating high that will melt away stress and chronic pain. As the name suggests, this sativa has a rich bouquet and flavor of sweet, citrusy grapefruit. The Grapefruit strain will pick you up, place you in a state of euphoria and carry you through your day.


This powerful hybrid strain is capable of knocking you on your butt, however when enjoyed in more moderate quantities it’s well-known for its happy, uplifting effects. Headband has pretty remarkable lineage, born from OG Kush and Sour Diesel. Earning its name due to the slight pressure users report in the front of their head, as if they were wearing a headband.

Lemon Haze

Think lemons, fresh citrusy lemons with an unmistakable aroma. Lemon Haze smells and tastes like a freshly ripened lemon right off the tree. The taste alone will uplift and energize, but the effects will both amplify and carry the feeling throughout the day. Parents, Lemon Skunk and Silver Haze gave the world the phenomenally fresh tasting Lemon Haze sativa.


For tokers who prefer something with a deeper, richly complicated flavor profile, there’s Chocolope. With hints of coffee, chocolate and earth, it pairs perfectly with your morning cup of coffee or after a fancy meal. The sativa dominant strain is heavily cerebral, giving users a feeling of euphoria without relaxing them right into bed.

Purple Diesel

A hybrid strain that combines the classic effects of a sativa with the pain relieving benefits of an indica. Purple Diesel buds can have a vibrant purple hue and taste like sweet diesel. Offering users a head-heavy high that uplifts and motivates creativity. Great for medical users who are combating pain and want to stay active.

Pineapple Express

Much like the movie, strap yourself in for an adventure when toking on Pineapple Express. It’s a wonderful hybrid strain born from Trainwreck and Hawaiian strains. Pineapple Express’ flavor profile includes notes of pineapple, pine and mango. It can be a hard hitting strain, but offers long-lasting, motivating effects.

Durban Poison

Originating in South Africa, Durban Poison quickly gained the world’s attention with its uplifting and energizing effects. It’s the perfect strain for a hike outdoors or a creative getaway to refocus and reenergize the mind.

Love Potion

Cupid will have you head over heels for this wonderful marriage between G13 and Colombian Gold strains. Love Potion is a sativa dominant strain that’s rumored to promote a healthy sex drive. It has a wonderful skunky lemon aroma and the effects will lift your spirits, relieve stress and promote creativity.