This famous strain started its popularity in the 60s, a landrace strain named as one of the greatest strains of all time by High Times Magazine in 2014! The strain comes from the areas in and around Acapulco, Mexico. Its orange hairs resemble a gold nugget, with gold, green, and brown colors of resin collecting on the buds. An aroma of burnt toffee lingers when the bud is broken up. Acapulco Gold has a reputation for being one of the best cannabis strains ever created. For medicinal purposes Acapulco Gold is known to be used as a remedy for anxiety and depression, as a result of its potent mental high that kicks in fast with a boost of euphoria and high-energy. Also, its sativa properties make Acapulco Gold helpful for pain relief, and is known to be relied upon to help with nausea and inflammatory pain.