CBD: Finding A Dosage That Works For You

CBD (Cannabidoil) is one of the primary compounds in the cannabis or hemp plant. It is non-psychoactive. There are two groups of cannabinoid receptors inside the body; CB1 and CB2. While THC activates these receptors, giving you a psychoactive “high,” the CBD molecule...

High CBD, Low THC Cannabis Strains

With legalization being finalized in Ontario last year, many of you are looking to try cannabis for the first time. While we’ve already discussed a few helpful tips for first-time cannabis users, we wanted to dig a little deeper into one of the most important tips:...

9 Products That Can Be Made With HEMP!

The health and environmental benefits of the hemp plant are no secret. Information about the plant has become increasingly available over the past few years, and has become a popular topic in our society. If you’re new to the world of hemp, you’re probably unaware of...

#LearnCannabis Panel – What You Need to Know

By now, you’ve probably heard about SASTR’s #LearnCannabis panel. This week, we’re giving you details on the event, speakers and more. What is #LearnCannabis ? We understand that the cannabis industry is new and quickly emerging; having thorough and valid information...

Helpful Tips for First-Time Cannabis Users

For many, using cannabis for the first time can be nerve wracking. If you start the experience nervous, and end up using a high THC strain, it can enhance those feelings of anxiousness or paranoia. This can lead to a bad experience, or worse, the end of your journey...

Can CBD Help Boost My Mood?

While life would be better if the sun was always shining, for most of us, this isn’t always the case. Many of us suffer from mood disorders such as anxiety, depression and more. Often, a series of prescription drugs are prescribed to patients who suffer. However,...

How to Curb Your Winter Blues

The holidays are over, the New Year has arrived and the chilly weather is here to stay (for now). So, what does winter mean to you? Seasonal sports, family time and cozy hibernation? Or, shorter days, grey afternoons and the realization that it will be months before...

3 Ways to Add Hemp to Your Daily Regimen

The health benefits that come with adding hemp to your daily diet are no secret. Not only are they one of the most nutrient-rich foods available to us – packed with healthy fats, minerals and protein – but they’re also incredibly versatile and easy to add into your...

Cannabis Intake Methods

If you’re new to the cannabis industry, one of the first things you should consider is which intake method is best for you. Each cannabis intake method can vary in its effects on the brain and body. Additionally, like consuming CBD, one intake method may work better...

3 Terpenes to Help Tackle Anxiety

There are many different ways for those who suffer from anxiety to find relief. Not only are there a multitude of different medications and supplements, but some also find natural relief in exercise, writing, or other activities that promote personal relaxation....

Cannabis & Sleep: 4 Facts to Know

Sleep is one of the most common reasons people use cannabis. For many, cannabis is a natural, nightly regimen to help fight insomnia. While it’s no secret that cannabis can help you get that much needed rest, the science behind the relationship between cannabis and...

Ontario Cannabis Laws

While cannabis legalization has opened many doors for Canadian citizens in terms of natural alternatives for health benefits, pain relief and more, it is extremely important to ensure we are abiding by proper cannabis laws. While the Cannabis Act has set out federal...

The Benefits of a Local Cannabis Retailer

Dear readers, My name is Shelby Andrews. Last January, our Founder Cody Coulson reached out to me in hopes that I could assist him with his marketing plans for Stop & Smell the Roses. At the time, I was unfamiliar with the cannabis industry and had no idea...

Common Cannabis Terms

Are you new to the cannabis industry? Looking to learn about the cannabis plant but don’t know where to start? Confused by all the cannabis lingo? This week, we’re providing you with definitions to some of the most common industry terms.   Aroma A term used to...

5 Must-Try Hemp Seed Recipes

Hemp seed is an excellent food to incorporate into your diet – they’re rich in healthy fats, minerals and protein. But most importantly, they taste delicious and are an extremely versatile food – it’s incredibly simple to add them into your favourite recipes. To learn...