We Are The Resistance

Sierra Rivers Hollister’s powerful illustration reflects the intersectional goals of Women’s Marches across the country and the globe on January 21, 2017. Issue 8 of Splimm is dedicated to the Women’s March and the actions to preserve democracy that have…

Gabriela McBride: American Girl of the Year 2017

  For any fan of American Girl, January means a new Girl of the Year. In our opinion, the 2017 announcement was one of the more exciting: American Girl has finally introduced an African American Girl of the Year, Gabriela…

5 Tips for Not Getting Drunk at a Kids’ Party

As parents, we all deal with peer pressure. The control we exercise at home evaporates in a group setting, where mob mentality quickly takes over. You can only hope that the values instilled have formed a solid foundation for making…

Becoming a Canna Parent

I’m a cannabis smoker, and I have been for about 15 years. And I’m good at it; it’s become something I’m sort of known for. I’m also a new parent. I’ve been a father for a little over a month. To…

Survey: Calling All Cannabis Consumers!

Hey Splimm Community: do you want to shape the development of the cannabis industry to benefit consumers and patients? Here’s your chance to provide some important input! The Cannabis Consumers Coalition is completing its first behavior report and is looking for cannabis users to weigh in…

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with Picture Books

One of my favorite ways to introduce new concepts to children is through picture books. These are especially helpful with historical figures, because sometimes the far and away can be tough for little ones to grasp. Stories bring us all…

It’s Crafty: A High-Tech Multipurpose Vaporizer

At first the Crafty seems intimidating. It comes with special tools for loading, a thick book of not exactly clear instructions, and a mysterious disk for concentrates that looks like a compressed metal scouring pad. This multipurpose personal vaporizer, though, is extremely…

5 Tips for Talking to Children about Cannabis

As a followup to yesterday’s Coming Clean with our Kid about Cannabis, the Splimm Team would like offer a few pieces of advice about having the talk. Everyone’s conversation will be different, based on the child/ren you have, your family dynamics, how…

Coming Clean with our Kid about Cannabis

The “drug talk” is a topic that weighs heavily on the minds of most parents, and it becomes infinitely more complex when you advocate for or work in cannabis. When do you launch the conversation? How much detail do you reveal about…

Cuttlefish & Cabin Fever: The Perfect Cure for an Inside Day

“Imagine an alien that can float through space, with a giant brain shaped like a donut, eight arms growing out of its head, and 3 hearts pumping blue blood. This alien…lives right here on earth…it can hypnotize its prey…or even…become…