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…

Rally for Kids with Cancer to Benefit SavingSophie.org

In its first foray into cannabis research, Rally for Kids with Cancer inaugural Los Angeles event will benefit SavingSophie.org.    Though federal prohibition limits scientific and medical research around cannabis, the tenacious are finding ways to make inroads. Tracy Ryan,…

Hey White People: Talk to Your Kids about the Racist Drug War

Why cannabis consumers have a responsibility to tell their children the truth about prohibition and the war on drugs, and how this conversation can help white parents talk to their children about race   For me, being a parent is…

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…

New Year’s Resolution: Use More Marijuana

Why you should consider adding cannabis to your daily routine this year – even if you don’t want to “get high.” When I was a freshman in college, I had a friendly competition with a housemate to see who could…

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…

Portland’s Panacea: Cannabis For The Community

There are a few unusual things about Panacea, a cannabis dispensary located at the eastern end of Portland’s Green Mile. Some are easily discernible, like the art gallery lobby featuring canvases from local painters. Or the fact that not all…

Splimming with Tokeativity: Empowered Women Empower Women

The first time I attended a Tokeativity event, I knew I wanted to go back. I’d been to gatherings at the same venue, all of which were wonderful, and I’d been to women-centric cannabis industry events too. But there was…

The Debate Over Smoking Cannabis While Breastfeeding

When I saw the photo come across my Facebook feed, I cringed. A young mom, sitting on the couch nursing a babe in arms, while simultaneously appearing to draw from a bong being lit by woman sitting next to her.…