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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.

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.…

Answering Kids’ Cannabis Questions for PDX Parent

Raising kids in a state that recently legalized cannabis for adult use means answering a new set of questions. Portland writer Beth Slovic figured this out when her four-year-old wanted to know what the green cross that she saw on…

Because Your Mama Loves Weed Now Available for Preorder

Hey Splimm Community! We’ve been working on this for awhile, and we’re very excited to share it with you!   Why a kids’ book? Who in the world would write a children’s book about cannabis?! The Splimm Team would, of…

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…

Happy Mother’s Day, Splimm Mamas!

A mother is always the beginning. She is how things begin. -Amy Tan   Happy Mother’s Day. May you all feel loved and honored for your unique value. Thank you for beginning everything, Mamas! We wouldn’t be here without you.…