Massachusetts Retail Cannabis Launch: Question & Answer

Today is fucking historic! Two years after the people of Massachusetts voted for the right to possess and purchase legal cannabis, the first dispensaries opened their doors to a veteran, a Mayor, and hundreds of enthusiastic consumers. We couldn’t be…

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…

Growing Up

My daughter came downstairs an hour after she was supposed to be in bed. I had recently smoked marijuana and had just witnessed one of the greatest runs of basketball I’d ever seen, the Celtics coming back from a 24-point deficit…

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.…

Take a Hike! BYO Kids, Wine, or Weed?

Truly, there’s not much that beats a hike for your body, mind, spirit, and soul. So how can Splimm parents prepare for and make the most of upcoming hikes? Bring your own kids, wine, or weed? Let’s figure out what…

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…

From NFL to CBD: How a Super Bowl Champ Heals with Cannabis

Former NFL player Cullen Jenkins turned to the natural benefits of CBD to manage pain in his retirement, after over a decade in the league.   Playing football in the NFL means enduring unimaginable amounts of pain for the entertainment…

Splimming with Katie Guinn: The Stoner Babes Coloring Book

Because I was a kindergarten and first grade teacher for years, I haven’t been surprised by the trend of adult coloring books. On my most stressful days, I’d sit down with the kids and lose myself filling in geometric patterns…

Grow Your Own Educates in the Spirit of Cooperative Cannabis

If a fashion designer, a writer, an architect, and a marijuana cultivator created a textbook about cannabis, it would be Grow Your Own, a hip and informative guide to all things weed.   There’s always been a cooperative spirit to…

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,…