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…

Stillwater’s Clockwork Instant Coffee: Cannabis in a Cup

I was having one of those days where everything felt like it was going wrong. Another pitch rejection from an editor. A broken elevator in my building. Not enough money in the bank. I started to hit an afternoon slump…

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…

“Mary Janes” Film Aims to Influence the National Conversation

It’s no secret that cannabis has infiltrated mainstream consciousness. Sitcoms on Netflix, vape pens in Gwyneth Paltrow’s goop, and ads for cannabis lawyers on CNN remind us every day that this plant is no longer relegated to a dingy corner…

Is Your Child’s Teacher Using Cannabis? How To Spot The Signs

Cannabis use is on the rise and it is everywhere, especially among adults who may or may not have chosen a career in education. Do you know if your children are being well cared for in school? How can you…

We Go High: Autumn at the Apple Orchard

The pumpkin spice takeover came so swiftly. First it was the pumpkin spice latte at various local coffee shops and national coffee chains. Then it was a few things at Trader Joes. Then it was all things at Trader Joes.…

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.…

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…