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‘Tis the Season… For Self-Care!

'Tis the Season... For Self Care! The holidays are in our grasp, so long as we have hands to clasp! That being said, sometimes there are just too many hands outstretched, too many mouths awaiting your world famous holiday ham and too many starry eyed kids impatiently...

Looking for Inspiration? Let Cannabis Spark Your Creativity!

Looking for Inspiration? Let Cannabis Spark Your Creativity! If you regularly exercise your artistic expression, then you have probably hit a mental roadblock at some point in your life. Don't sweat it, It happens to everyone! Luckily for you, there might just be a...

Indica, Sativa, Hybrid, Oh My! What’s the Diff?

Indica, Sativa, Hybrid, Oh My! What's the Diff? By now you have probably dabbled a bit in nature’s most magical herb, whether you dipped your toe in at a college party or continue to enjoy the occasional space brownie with friends. Cannabis is used to help a growing...

Forget Protein Shakes. Meet Cannabis, Your New Workout Buddy

Forget Protein Shakes. Meet Cannabis, Your New Workout Buddy There has been a long-standing stereotype about cannabis users being lazy, unproductive space cadets-- if you’re anything like me, then this label probably offends you. As a focused and productive member of...

Guide to Tackling Anxiety with CBD

Tackling Your Anxiety With CBD Anxiety is a huge obstacle that most people encounter at least once in their life. It can come through in small doses (like the jolt of nausea you get when you are waiting for the elevator and a stranger approaches to join the long ride...

CBD as a Natural Painkiller for your Pet Companions

CBD for Your BFF: CBD as a Natural Painkiller for Your Fur Babies CBD is quickly becoming a go-to medication for humans and pets alike. Because we have the same endocannabinoid system as our furry little friends, we tend to respond to CBD’s healing qualities in the...

Phoenix Tears, or Rick Simpson Oil (RSO): What is it, How do I Use it, and What For?

Phoenix Tears, or Rick Simpson Oil (RSO): What is it, How do I Use it, and What For? If you have been exercising your right to shop cannabis products online, then you have probably heard of Phoenix Tears. This extract is gaining popularity with medicinal cannabis...

Vaporizers: Four Reasons I Started Vaping (Over Smoking)

The Birch + Fog Guide to Vaporizers: Four Reasons I Started Vaping (Over Smoking) We’ve checked the stats and here’s the deal: vaping is safer than smoking when it comes to taking in cannabinoids. Who knew?! The research on vaping continues to grow each day, and so...

Cannabis Legalization: A Province by Province Guide

A Birch + Fog Guide to Canadian Cannabis Legalization: A Province by Province Guide As the cannabis landscape continues to evolve, so do we. We are working hard to bring our product offering in line with new regulatory frameworks, which means new, exciting and...

Maintaining Your Pet’s Health: 10 Benefits of CBD for Your Dog (and Other Pets)

A Birch + Fog Guide to Maintaining Your Pet's Health: 10 Benefits of CBD for Your Dog (and Other Pets) Your pet is your rock (if you have a pet rock, ignore the cheesy metaphor). They keep you grounded and ride with you through all of life’s toughest & greatest...

CBD Skin Care: Putting the Natural Back in Your Routine

A Birch + Fog Guide to CBD Skin Care: Putting the Natural Back in Your Routine You've probably seen a few cosmetics and skin care products while browsing our shop. "Cannabis and cosmetics?" you ask yourself quizzically, "I'm not sure I want my shaving cream or foaming...

Guide to Canadian Cannabis Legalization: What You Need to Know

A Birch + Fog Guide to Canadian Cannabis Legalization: What You Need to Know October 17th, 2018 will be a banner day for cannabis enthusiasts. After a long and winding battle, cannabis will officially be legalized in Canada. No more sneaking around the back alley late...

A Birch + Fog Guide to Travel across the Border

A Birch + Fog Guide to Travel Across the U.S. Border The legalization of Cannabis in Canada is a monumental leap for medical and recreational users of the wonderful plant. On October 17th, legally purchasing marijuana in Canada will be in full swing with the majority...

A Birch + Fog Guide to Tinctures

A Birch + Fog Guide to Cannabis Tinctures What is a tincture and how do I use it? Tinctures are an effective and versatile way of ingesting cannabis for those who are both new to the cannabis game those who are seasoned veterans. A tincture, in its essence, is a...

A Birch + Fog Guide to Concentrates

A Birch + Fog Guide to Concentrates If you haven’t got your head in the clouds, then you have probably noticed that cannabis concentrates are sweeping the nation and increasing in popularity with every passing hour. Okay, that sounds a bit over-the-top, but this...

A Birch + Fog Guide to Eating Edibles

A Birch + Fog Guide to Eating Edibles By now, you probably know some crazy stories about edible consumption whether you experienced it yourself, heard it from a friend or watched the comedic aftermath of the “accidental space brownie consumption” on your favourite TV...

A Birch + Fog Guide to Microdosing Cannabis: What is Microdosing and why should I do it?

A Birch + Fog Guide to Microdosing Cannabis: What is it and why should I do it? What is microdosing? A microdose refers to the lowest dose necessary to create a perceptible, or nearly-perceptible effect. This means not having to navigate through heavy psychoactive...

A Birch + Fog Guide to CBD: What is CBD and how can it work for me?

A Birch + Fog Guide to CBD: What is CBD and how can it work for me? Cannabidiol (CBD) is a compound specific to cannabis (aka cannabinoid) that is mainly non-psychoactive and chock-full of medicinal benefits – meaning you get all the good stuff without the typical...

A Birch + Fog Guide to CBD: An Introduction

As a therapeutic shining star, Cannabidiol, more commonly known as CBD, is the non-psychoactive chemical compound in cannabis that is quickly gaining traction for its medicinal benefits. Curious cannabis users tend to be most comfortable...

A Birch + Fog Guide to Edibles: What’s Out There, and What Should I Expect?

Edibles have been gaining notoriety all over the world as popular, effective, and endlessly diverse and fun ways to consume cannabis, captivating audiences worldwide from potheads to culinary experts, from progressive and trend-savvy professionals to...

A Birch + Fog Guide to Microdosing: An Introduction

The concept of micro-dosing refers to the use of stimulants in minute doses for the purpose of research. This type of dosing method allows for cellular changes to be identified without producing behavioral changes in the subject. When we apply that to...

A Birch + Fog Guide to CBD: An Introduction?

As a therapeutic shining star, Cannabidiol, more commonly known as CBD, is the non-psychoactive chemical compound in cannabis that is quickly gaining traction for its medicinal benefits. Curious cannabis users tend to be most comfortable...

What are Terpenes?

Terps! You’ve likely heard this term before and wondered what is was referring to. Terpenes are the aromatic compounds responsible for the smell and flavor of Cannabis, as well as some medicinal properties. Terpenes can be found across all plant species, some common...

What is the Endocannibinoid System?

Believe it or not, your body is set up right out of the womb to be able to accept cannabinoids because of a biological regulatory system called the Endocannabinoid system (ECS). The ECS was discovered in the early 1990’s, stemming from research into the...

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‘Tis the Season… For Self-Care!

'Tis the Season... For Self Care! The holidays are in our grasp, so long as we have hands to clasp! That being said, sometimes there are just too many hands outstretched, too many mouths awaiting your world famous holiday ham and too many starry eyed kids impatiently...

read more

Looking for Inspiration? Let Cannabis Spark Your Creativity!

Looking for Inspiration? Let Cannabis Spark Your Creativity! If you regularly exercise your artistic expression, then you have probably hit a mental roadblock at some point in your life. Don't sweat it, It happens to everyone! Luckily for you, there might just be a...

read more

Indica, Sativa, Hybrid, Oh My! What’s the Diff?

Indica, Sativa, Hybrid, Oh My! What's the Diff? By now you have probably dabbled a bit in nature’s most magical herb, whether you dipped your toe in at a college party or continue to enjoy the occasional space brownie with friends. Cannabis is used to help a growing...

read more

Forget Protein Shakes. Meet Cannabis, Your New Workout Buddy

Forget Protein Shakes. Meet Cannabis, Your New Workout Buddy There has been a long-standing stereotype about cannabis users being lazy, unproductive space cadets-- if you’re anything like me, then this label probably offends you. As a focused and productive member of...

read more

Guide to Tackling Anxiety with CBD

Tackling Your Anxiety With CBD Anxiety is a huge obstacle that most people encounter at least once in their life. It can come through in small doses (like the jolt of nausea you get when you are waiting for the elevator and a stranger approaches to join the long ride...

read more

CBD as a Natural Painkiller for your Pet Companions

CBD for Your BFF: CBD as a Natural Painkiller for Your Fur Babies CBD is quickly becoming a go-to medication for humans and pets alike. Because we have the same endocannabinoid system as our furry little friends, we tend to respond to CBD’s healing qualities in the...

read more

Vaporizers: Four Reasons I Started Vaping (Over Smoking)

The Birch + Fog Guide to Vaporizers: Four Reasons I Started Vaping (Over Smoking) We’ve checked the stats and here’s the deal: vaping is safer than smoking when it comes to taking in cannabinoids. Who knew?! The research on vaping continues to grow each day, and so...

read more

Cannabis Legalization: A Province by Province Guide

A Birch + Fog Guide to Canadian Cannabis Legalization: A Province by Province Guide As the cannabis landscape continues to evolve, so do we. We are working hard to bring our product offering in line with new regulatory frameworks, which means new, exciting and...

read more

CBD Skin Care: Putting the Natural Back in Your Routine

A Birch + Fog Guide to CBD Skin Care: Putting the Natural Back in Your Routine You've probably seen a few cosmetics and skin care products while browsing our shop. "Cannabis and cosmetics?" you ask yourself quizzically, "I'm not sure I want my shaving cream or foaming...

read more

A Birch + Fog Guide to Travel across the Border

A Birch + Fog Guide to Travel Across the U.S. Border The legalization of Cannabis in Canada is a monumental leap for medical and recreational users of the wonderful plant. On October 17th, legally purchasing marijuana in Canada will be in full swing with the majority...

read more

A Birch + Fog Guide to Tinctures

A Birch + Fog Guide to Cannabis Tinctures What is a tincture and how do I use it? Tinctures are an effective and versatile way of ingesting cannabis for those who are both new to the cannabis game those who are seasoned veterans. A tincture, in its essence, is a...

read more

A Birch + Fog Guide to Concentrates

A Birch + Fog Guide to Concentrates If you haven’t got your head in the clouds, then you have probably noticed that cannabis concentrates are sweeping the nation and increasing in popularity with every passing hour. Okay, that sounds a bit over-the-top, but this...

read more

A Birch + Fog Guide to Eating Edibles

A Birch + Fog Guide to Eating Edibles By now, you probably know some crazy stories about edible consumption whether you experienced it yourself, heard it from a friend or watched the comedic aftermath of the “accidental space brownie consumption” on your favourite TV...

read more

A Birch + Fog Guide to CBD: An Introduction

As a therapeutic shining star, Cannabidiol, more commonly known as CBD, is the non-psychoactive chemical compound in cannabis that is quickly gaining traction for its medicinal benefits. Curious cannabis users tend to be most comfortable...

read more

Recipe: Infused Peanut Butter and Espresso Protein Bar

Recipe: The Best Damn Infused Peanut Butter and Espresso Protein Bar You'll Ever Have From traditional athletes and team sports (think NFL offensive linesman Seantrel Henderson) to thrill-seeking solo athletes (think pioneer snowboarder Ross Rebagliati), people are...

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A Birch + Fog Guide to Microdosing: An Introduction

The concept of micro-dosing refers to the use of stimulants in minute doses for the purpose of research. This type of dosing method allows for cellular changes to be identified without producing behavioral changes in the subject. When we apply that to...

read more

A Birch + Fog Guide to CBD: An Introduction?

As a therapeutic shining star, Cannabidiol, more commonly known as CBD, is the non-psychoactive chemical compound in cannabis that is quickly gaining traction for its medicinal benefits. Curious cannabis users tend to be most comfortable...

read more

What are Terpenes?

Terps! You’ve likely heard this term before and wondered what is was referring to. Terpenes are the aromatic compounds responsible for the smell and flavor of Cannabis, as well as some medicinal properties. Terpenes can be found across all plant species, some common...

read more

What is the Endocannibinoid System?

Believe it or not, your body is set up right out of the womb to be able to accept cannabinoids because of a biological regulatory system called the Endocannabinoid system (ECS). The ECS was discovered in the early 1990’s, stemming from research into the...

read more

What are Trichomes?

Trichomes: the treasure box of Cannabis plants! By definition, trichomes are outer appendages that grow on a multitude of plants for the purpose of reflecting radiation, managing plant temperature, protection from other injurious species, collecting pollen...

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What is Cannabis?

Cannabis is a powerful herb historically found in many medications for its capabilities in treating a myriad of conditions and diseases. The cannabis plant has 3 main sub-species: Sativa, Indica & Ruderalis; the latter more commonly referred to as hemp. ...

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What is THC?

THC, scientifically known as delta9-tetrahydracannabinol, puts the ‘dope’ in dopamine – literally! THC is the primary chemical compound responsible for many of cannabis’ psychoactive effects. THC's main purpose is to stimulate brain cells to create dopamine, your...

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