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Canopy Growth, a cannabis company in Smiths Falls, Ont., is actively breeding pot and drilling into its genetics to create new strains with consistent characteristics. (Mia Sheldon/CBC) But plant scientists say the “sell” is hazy. Those buds have a mixed-up lineage and don’t always match what’s advertised. It’s about genetics, and cannabis is a mixed breed, to say the least. With more than 100 creative names for pot, each variant is said to have slightly different properties and that translates into different effects, according to vendors. ​Clint Younge displays cannabis buds in his Hamilton dispensary. Genetic pot-pourri: Why cannabis strains don’t all live up to their billing

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