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…

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.…

New to Cannabis? What You Need to Know About Laws

Update, January 22: Today Vermont’s governor signed into law a cannabis legalization bill that will go into effect on July 1, 2018, making Vermont the ninth state to legalize, the first to do so through their legislature, and the first…

Changing Hearts & Minds: Tips for Cannabis Ambassadors

When my mom first found out I was a cannabis consumer, it was not pretty. It wasn’t the worst fight that a mother and son have ever had; it wasn’t the worst fight we’d had ourselves. But it was not…

Cannabis Catharsis: Retreat, Ritual, Respite

When we were younger My wife and I work in Baltimore offices a block apart. We hate our jobs. It’s been a few years since we graduated college, but we still don’t know what we want to be when we…

Vermont Veto & a Possible Path to Legislative Legalization

Vermont has had the opportunity, two years in a row, to become the first state to end cannabis prohibition through legislation rather than through ballot initiative. Both years the legalization effort faced opposition from key players in the process. While…

Moto Perpetuo Farm is Lil’ Mama Approved

We know parents are the key to the legalization and normalization of responsible cannabis use. That’s why we made Splimm – to stand up as mothers and fathers and add our voices to the chorus demanding an end to prohibition.…

Mass Appeal

Parents in Massachusetts will soon experience some of the most clearly defined cannabis protections in the country. By voting yes on Question 4, the Bay State became the first on the east coast to legalize adult use and develop a taxed…

California Knows How to Party

Proposition 64 If California is the fulcrum upon which legalization balances, the scales were tipped in our favor last week when the state’s residents voted to approve Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act. Many provisions of California’s new law…