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How To Make CBD Gummies

CBD gummies are a great alternative for those who don’t enjoy consuming oils or pills. They are simple to make, equally as effective as other ingestible CBD products, and they taste great! Additionally, unlike pre-made products, you have the opportunity to customize...

Celebrate 1 Year of SASTR!

As we approach our one-year anniversary of the first Stop & Smell the Roses brick and mortar store, we have been thinking about how to give thanks and show our appreciation to all of our loyal customers, supportive peers, and hardworking staff who have helped us...

CBD For Pets

CBD has become a quickly emerging topic in the healthcare industry over the past few years. CBD (cannabidiol) is a cannabinoid found in the crystals, or trichomes, of the cannabis plant. It can be consumed in many ways, but unlike THC, CBD is non-psychoactive. Many...

CBD For Sleep

Did you know that sleep is one of the top 3 reasons people use CBD? At Stop & Smell the Roses, customers come in on a regular basis to inquire about how to use CBD for sleep. Whether you are looking to improve sleep cycles, have trouble getting to sleep (and...

Nanotechnology: What You Need to Know

Nanotechnology is a quickly emerging term in the cannabinoid (CBD) industry. If you’re a regular CBD user, chances are you’ve heard about nanotechnology to some extent before. If you’re new to CBD, now is the perfect time to learn about this new form of product!...

Breaking the Stigma With Snug Nugs

   As you all know by now, here at Stop & Smell the Roses we strive to help educate our customers as much as possible when it comes to not only CBD, but the cannabis industry in general.   Our latest way to help break the stigma? Snug Nugs! This unique...

How CBD Enhances This MMA Fighter’s Career

I am a professional kick boxer from Guelph Ontario coaching and training out of Guelph MMA. Kickboxing is an umbrella term that can mean many different standup combat sports, all of which involve punching and kicking. Some rules add the use of the knees, clinch or...

Ontario CBD: Recognizing a Need

Stop & Smell the Roses’ doors have been open for almost a year now, and recently we’ve spent some time looking back on our journey and how access to Ontario CBD (and beyond) has changed since we started.   Here at SASTR we’re constantly working toward two...

What should I Look For When Buying CBD?

CBD (cannabidiol) is a cannabinoid found in the crystals, or trichomes, of the cannabis plant. It can be consumed in many ways, but unlike THC, CBD is non-psychoactive – it cannot get you high.   Those looking for relief in areas like anxiety, blood sugar, blood...

Introducing The SASTR Foundation

Since we opened our doors in 2017, we have had the opportunity to speak to customers far and wide about their ailments and how CBD has helped them lead a normal life. We have been uplifted and inspired by our customers on a daily basis, and we’re dedicated to do...

How Vanessa Replaced Painkillers With CBD

Written By: Vanessa Bride (guest contributor) Approved By: Shelby Andrews   Every CBD (cannabidiol) user’s story is different. Where their pain started, how they found out about CBD products and how it affects them. CBD can make a difference, big or small, in a...

Anxiety: 5 Ways CBD Can Help (Infographic)

There is an increasing popularity when it comes to using cannabis or CBD products to help with anxiety. In fact, anxiety is one of the most popular ailments we see in our stores, and all of our customers who have tried CBD for anxiety have come back to us with amazing...

CBD Isolate vs. Full Spectrum Products

Written by: Samantha Smith and Shelby Andrews   Unless you’re well-versed in the hemp-based wellness community, you’re probably unclear on what the words “full-spectrum” and “isolate” have to do with CBD. These terms are used frequently and it’s important to know...

Which CBD Intake Method Is Right For Me?

Written By: Harrison Tew and Shelby Andrews   Many people who are new to CBD are unaware of the multiple intake methods available to them and which intake method might be best suited for their distinct needs. While all intake methods are safe and effective in...

How CBD Can Improve Your Mental Health

How CBD Can Improve Your Mental Health Written by: Shelby Andrews There is a lot of speculation around how cannabis products interact with mental illnesses. Often, customers come to us with many questions surrounding how cannabis and CBD can help or hinder mental...

Which CBD Tincture is Right for Me?

Which CBD Tincture is Right for Me? Written by: Shelby Andrews There are many benefits to taking CBD tinctures, whether you’re looking for physical relief, mental relief or just an overall improvement to your health. If you’re just starting to research or experiment...

Founder Story: “CBD Gave Me My Life Back”

Founder Story: “CBD Gave Me My Life Back” Written By: Shelby Andrews Typically, when a potential customer reaches out to the SASTR team about starting their journey with CBD they come to us with hesitance, skepticism and a long list of questions. Most importantly,...