The marijuana experience varies based on the type of cannabis that you smoke, drink or eat. No two weed strains are the same and their effects are unique, so some types are more preferred over others. Recreational marijuana users have their lists of favorites whenever they head over to dispensaries or order online. Here are some of the most popular marijuana strains that American weed users are liking. Marijuana strains are typically ranked according to THC content, flavor and overall effect.