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…

Baked Smart Cannacals: A Must for Cannabis Cooks with Kids

You’re always responsible when you bake cannabis-infused edibles. You calculate potency to the best of your ability, you start low and go slow, and you keep foods that contain THC out of the reach of children. Still, you have nightmares…

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…

Splimming with Cylvia Hayes: Resiliency for Changemakers

We hear a lot about resiliency these days – how mindset can determine outcomes, and how the ability to recover from setbacks can have a direct impact on success. Authors, scholars, and motivational speakers have embraced the concept as a…

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…

Knowledge is Power: Emergency Preparedness for Children

My father was a first responder, and I came from a firefighting family, so emergency preparedness was a common topic around the house. We kept batteries and flashlights and bottles of water in the basement, had a meeting place and…

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…

Splimming with 3E Strategies: Cylvia Hayes on Sustainability

There may be no more greater issue facing the legal cannabis industry than the need to cultivate sustainability. Though the end of prohibition can positively impact our economy, public health, and the way we approach social justice, we must recognize…

Cannabis for PPD in Good Housekeeping

We’re learning more every day about the benefits of cannabis. And while it’s generally accepted that this plant can help people battling cancer and struggling with other debilitating and chronic conditions, things get trickier when you start talking about PPD.…