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…

Happy Father’s Day, Splimm Dads!

  “I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by the little scraps of wisdom.” -Umberto Eco   Happy Father’s Day, Splimm…

The 420 Games Come to Portland, Know Healthy People Love Cannabis Too

The Splimm reader knows that cannabis users don’t fit a mold. There’s no such thing as a “typical stoner” because cannabis consumers come from all corners of society. They’re intelligent, compassionate, and, most surprising to some, incredibly healthy and active.…

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.…

Games & Strains: Battle Sheep + Golden Goat

Anyone who’s watched an episode of Planet Earth should leave with one conclusion: animals are assholes to each other. They only think about themselves, about their most immediate needs, even if that means eating a neighbor alive or driving rivals…

The Firefly 2 Vaporizer: A Beautiful, Intuitive, Grownup Toy

Even grownups like getting new toys, right? And, for those adults who appreciate cannabis, some of our most sought-after playthings are accessories for our favorite plant. When I was younger this meant that I saved my paychecks and fawned over…

Parents Want Social Consumption, Support SB 307

This week I had the opportunity to testify in favor of Senate Bill 307 at a public hearing of the Oregon Legislature’s Joint Committee on Marijuana Legalization. SB 307 concerns the social consumption of cannabis in licensed, regulated lounges with adjacent outdoor…

Happy Mother’s Day, Splimm Mamas!

A mother is always the beginning. She is how things begin. -Amy Tan   Happy Mother’s Day. May you all feel loved and honored for your unique value. Thank you for beginning everything, Mamas! We wouldn’t be here without you.…

Magical Butter Giveaway: Because Parents Need to Relax

Giveaway Time!   It’s Mother’s Day, which means it’s time to read some articles offering gift-giving guidance, lists of things to show Mom you care. But Splimm knows Moms, cause we have a great one leading us, and we have…

Happy 420, Splimm Parents: Good Job Getting Shit Done

We know it doesn’t mean the same thing when you’re a parent. If you’re up at 420 am, you’re probably comforting a crying baby or pissed that your preschooler is on a crazy sleep schedule. When 420 pm rolls around,…