This BC family business helps you recover from life

This BC family business helps you recover from life

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]THE COMPANY IN ACTION Backforty Blends creates topical products made from organic materials and infused with CBD. With a focus on pain and recovery, Backforty’s products soothe the body to ensure that you can re-discover a pain-free life. Utilizing unique ingredients including Canadian Kisolite® BMP – Biogenic Mineral Clay (Canadian Glacial Clay), arnica, and peppermint, Backforty formulates muscles rubs and rejuvenating creams like no other. Founders: the Routley brothers, Bryden...
4/20: A holiday that’s hard to keep

4/20: A holiday that’s hard to keep

For those of us who remember, 1971 was a year. Mount Etna erupted. Intel released the first microprocessor. The giant Aswan Dam was completed in Egypt. Charles Manson and three of his followers received the death penalty. On a lighter note, Walt Disney World Resort opened in Florida, the Rolling Stones released Sticky Fingers, and Zep first performed Stairway to Heaven. Starbucks, a small chain of coffee shops, brewed their...
What you need to know about terpenes in cannabis

What you need to know about terpenes in cannabis

Terpenes: their health benefits and how they work with THC and CBD. Most of us are familiar with THC and CBD in cannabis. It’s the THC that makes you feel high and CBD that can mellow you out and even help with pain relief. As cannabis becomes legal in more countries, more research is going into the benefits and uses of cannabis. Increasingly, the focus is on terpenes. Turns out,...
Giles Crouch Oh Cannada!
Canadian startup HiBnb: an airbnb alternative for the cannabis community

Canadian startup HiBnb: an airbnb alternative for the cannabis community

HiBnb has just launched their services to the public. HiBnb can be described as an airbnb alternative for the cannabis community and the “canna curious,” offering staycations geared towards customers who want lounge-like experiences (pillow lounge, pool, jacuzzi, fireplace) and creative experiences for customers who are looking to keep that spark of excitement alive in their entertainment calendar. The listings range from a staycation paradise in Hamilton, with jacuzzi tub...
Sativa vs. Indica – it may not be what you think.

Sativa vs. Indica – it may not be what you think.

Sativa is a category of cannabis strains that are supposed to be uplifting and energizing.  Indica is a category of cannabis strains that are traditionally grouped as giving a relaxing and “chill” mood.  However, many cannabis experts say that is not always the case. That in fact some Sativa strains can make you tired and Indica yielding an active mindset.  So how do you tell what works for you? Our...
Alexa Hurst Oh Cannada!
Cannabis under the microscope

Cannabis under the microscope

Cannabis is one of man’s oldest crops. In Siberia, seeds from burial mounds date back to 3,000 BC. The Chinese were using cannabis as a medicine thousands of years ago. Some of the Founding fathers of the United States grew hemp. From the prehistoric hunters and gatherers to ancient China and Viking ships, author Barney Warf describes how cannabis use originated thousands of years ago in Asia, eventually spreading to...
David Holt Oh Cannada!
“My What?!”

“My What?!”

Your endocannabinoid system is alive and well in your body even if you never use cannabis – but what happens when you do? The endocannabinoid system (ECS). The name seems complex and confusing, so let’s break it down.  The ECS is a network of cell receptors that respond to key molecules found in cannabis. The system was first discovered in the early 1990s by researchers who were exploring THC –...
Oils, Edibles, and Herbs – Oh My!

Oils, Edibles, and Herbs – Oh My!

Cannada Blend is here to help. Here’s a breakdown of what you need to know before delving into the world of cannabis. There are two ways to consume the product – you can smoke it or you can consume it. It really comes down to personal preference. Some people vaporize it with a vape pen, while others may still smoke marijuana out of pipes and bubblers or roll joints, spliffs,...