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Jenn Lauder is a media maker, content creator, community builder, and marketing strategist in the cannabis space. Se has a decade of experience as a progressive, anti-bias educator in independent and public schools and spent five years at nonprofits offering services and advocacy for children and families. Jenn is half of the founding team of Weekend Review Kit, a cannabis review and lifestyle site; has written for numerous print and online media outlets; and directs marketing and advocacy efforts for an herbal products company. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Wesleyan University and attended graduate school at Harvard University and Goddard College. Of Jenn’s many jobs, her favorite is being a mama to her nine-year-old daughter.

Oh, Cannabis! Canada Legalizes Marijuana

Remember this day, friends! For today Canada becomes the second nation and the first G7 country to fully legalize cannabis for adult use. The move comes years after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised to clean up the illicit market, curb…

Splimming with Stormy Simon: Changing Minds In Cannabis

Stormy Simon knows what it takes to change minds and build a brand. As VP of Branding for Overstock.com, where she started as a temp, Simon oversaw the company growth from 250 million dollars in revenue to 500 million at…

Games & Strains: Dabble + Mad Hatter

For this edition of Games and Strains we’re pairing Dabble, a fast moving word game, with Mad Hatter, a fast moving cannabis strain.    The Splimm Team has always loved word games. And not just because co-founder Jenn Lauder is…

City of Portland Issues Guide for Social Cannabis Consumption

Just in time for 4/20, the city of Portland has created a handy PDF with regulations and recommendations around social cannabis consumption.   It’s no secret that social cannabis consumption is one of the toughest issues facing the burgeoning marijuana…

Arcane Revelry: Posh Pot Parties with Purpose

Valentine’s Day came a few weeks early to Portland with Arcane Revelry’s ACLU benefit, The Exclusive   A violinist on stage presses foot pedals to enhance the sound of music, the rich tones drifting dreamily into the air. Three body-painted…

How Cannabis Can Help Us Raise the Generation the World Needs

Why talk about cannabis? Real educators teach children not what to think but how to think. They encourage the next generation to engage critically with the world around them and not to reproduce the same paradigm but to innovate, evolve,…

Sessions Rescinds Cole Memo & Nobody’s Happy

Three days after some of the biggest headlines in marijuana history – California legalizes cannabis! – Attorney General Jeff Sessions stole back the limelight with his move to rescind the Cole Memo. This 2013 Justice Department document outlined law enforcement…

Happy Birthday, Splimm: One Year into the Experiment

One year ago today, we published our first piece on Splimm.com. This was an idea years in development and rushed into existence by a new sense of urgency – the realization that we had to DO SOMETHING, even if it wasn’t…

Community Comes Together to Help California Cannabis Farms

California wildfires have burned over 220,000 acres, and they’re responsible for at least 40 deaths. Cannabis farms have been hit especially hard, with estimates ranging from 3,000-9,000 farms damaged by the blaze.   Like most other kinds of farms, cannabis…

Splimm’s Children’s Book is #LilMamaApproved!

We’ve always admired companies that take parents seriously. Companies that aren’t just trying to sell us crap we don’t need, but that are working to make our complicated lives a little easier, a little better, or a little more fun.…