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Hiding From My Kid in the Weed Shop: Barbary Coast

San Francisco’s Barbary Coast Dispensary, with its onsite consumption lounge and dab bar, is unique among cannabis retailers and the ideal spot for parents who need a break.   I said I want quiet, and this place is fucking loud.…

From NFL to CBD: How a Super Bowl Champ Heals with Cannabis

Former NFL player Cullen Jenkins turned to the natural benefits of CBD to manage pain in his retirement, after over a decade in the league.   Playing football in the NFL means enduring unimaginable amounts of pain for the entertainment…

A CBD Q & A

CBD is a hot topic these days, and it’s one of the things people ask us about most frequently. To address some of the more common inquiries, we decided to devote an anonymous Q & A to CBD. As always,…

iKeyp Pro: Safe Storage and Peace of Mind

The iKeyp line of smart safes keeps cannabis – and anything else worth locking away – secure and provides peace of mind for responsible consumers.   We clean up the house more for the babysitter than any dinner guest. It’s…

Deschutes Growery: Making Cannabis Cultivation Greener

They’ve already saved enough energy to light the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center for 1782 consecutive nights. But you wouldn’t guess that from the outside of the Deschutes Growery facility. Nothing about the unassuming building, set back in a cluster…

Last Minute Kids’ Gifts Splimm Parents Will Love

Wow, that went fast. December always does though, right? Obviously we’ve acquired all the gifts for all the special people in our lives. We were prepared enough to get out to our local shops and support the small businesses that…

Is Your Thanksgiving Turkey on Weed? How To Spot the Signs

Thanksgiving can be a terrifying time for families. After bravely navigating the Halloween Candy Circuit, making sure no one replaced a 40-cent candy bar with a 20-dollar cannabis edible, we have to take our families into another series of uncontrollable…

That’s My Candy: Halloween Pot and Parenting Q&A

So the stories are circulating again. For years now, prohibitionists been on red alert around Halloween, warning parents of the dangers of cannabis-laced candy in their children’s stash. And for years, believe it or not, no one has given away…

The Dipper: Classy Consumption on the Go

“I don’t know…the torch just makes it seem…a little too much like doing hard drugs…”   “Toss the torch” The Splimm Team has heard this response a lot as concentrated cannabis products become more prevalent. And while we can say…

The Benefits of Being Prepared With Go-Bag

“I looked down Fifth Avenue and witnessed the second plane hitting the north tower.”   Even before he and his wife created the VLES Go-Bag, a fully stocked emergency survival suitcase, Stuart Warshaw had been thinking about preparation. So on…