We Go High in Public: Outdoor Concert Season

Live music is community. A concert is “the record of an event,” a chance for us all to be together in one place, listening to the same sounds, breathing in the shared air, and creating an instantaneous neighborhood of commonality…

On Cannabis, Shapeshifting, and LGBTQA Pride

Gender & sexuality are messy and layered There is a lot of complexity around the concepts and movement of Pride in regards to the LGBTQA community and cannabis.   I’ve been openly bisexual for many years and just this past…

Gather Yourself & Create Space: A Meaningful Morning Routine

Up before the sun If I’m not up before the sun, I’ve slept in. I wish I could say I’m one of those people who jump out of bed and greet the day with enthusiasm the instant they achieve consciousness,…

Massachusetts Wavers on Commitment to Equity and Inclusivity

Actually, cannabis is a white man’s game. I know better than most. I’m a white man. If I’m walking down the street, smelling of weed, it’s likely someone will ask me for a business card, rather than shoot me on…

Cannabis Consumers Happier, Healthier, and Wealthier

For so long, the same tired narrative surrounded cannabis culture. Lazy stoners, unmotivated and antisocial, lounging in basements and park benches smoking the devil’s weed. Folks with no cares or responsibilities, who make few positive contributions to society, perpetually engulfed…

Vermont Veto & a Possible Path to Legislative Legalization

Vermont has had the opportunity, two years in a row, to become the first state to end cannabis prohibition through legislation rather than through ballot initiative. Both years the legalization effort faced opposition from key players in the process. While…

Happy Father’s Day, Splimm Dads!

  “I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by the little scraps of wisdom.” -Umberto Eco   Happy Father’s Day, Splimm…

The 420 Games Come to Portland, Know Healthy People Love Cannabis Too

The Splimm reader knows that cannabis users don’t fit a mold. There’s no such thing as a “typical stoner” because cannabis consumers come from all corners of society. They’re intelligent, compassionate, and, most surprising to some, incredibly healthy and active.…

Moto Perpetuo Farm is Lil’ Mama Approved

We know parents are the key to the legalization and normalization of responsible cannabis use. That’s why we made Splimm – to stand up as mothers and fathers and add our voices to the chorus demanding an end to prohibition.…

Games & Strains: Battle Sheep + Golden Goat

Anyone who’s watched an episode of Planet Earth should leave with one conclusion: animals are assholes to each other. They only think about themselves, about their most immediate needs, even if that means eating a neighbor alive or driving rivals…