Afghan Skunk and Skunk #1 are two cannabis strains that share a similar basic genetic base associated with the name "Skunk", but there are some differences between them. Afghan Skunk is a strain that originated in Afghanistan and highlights a strong body relaxation and intense aroma that is sometimes likened to the aftertaste of skunk. It tends to be indica dominant and is known for its strong body effects. Afghan Skunk plants tend to be of medium height and have a medium flowering time. Skunk #1, on the other hand, is a classic variety known for its intense aroma and flavor, which was the first step in the creation of many other "Skunk" varieties. It is a hybrid variety that contains both sativa and indica genetics. Skunk #1 plants are usually medium height and have a medium flowering time. This variety has strong effects that can be euphoric and physically relaxing. Both of these varieties share common traits associated with the name "Skunk" such as intense aroma and flavor, but differ in their effects and genetic makeup. Afghan Skunk is more indica dominant and focuses on physical relaxation, while Skunk #1 is a hybrid and offers complex effects. Each of these varieties can appeal to different users depending on their preferences. The cultivation of some cannabis varieties may be restricted by legislation.