Photos from the Women’s March in Denver

Photos of the Denver Women’s March, taken by Barry Lauder. Signs and people line the streets. And if you don’t have one, maybe be quiet and listen? Everyone gets involved. Ground level.   words by splimm

5 Tips for Not Getting Drunk at a Kids’ Party

As parents, we all deal with peer pressure. The control we exercise at home evaporates in a group setting, where mob mentality quickly takes over. You can only hope that the values instilled have formed a solid foundation for making…

Becoming a Canna Parent

I’m a cannabis smoker, and I have been for about 15 years. And I’m good at it; it’s become something I’m sort of known for. I’m also a new parent. I’ve been a father for a little over a month. To…

Survey: Calling All Cannabis Consumers!

Hey Splimm Community: do you want to shape the development of the cannabis industry to benefit consumers and patients? Here’s your chance to provide some important input! The Cannabis Consumers Coalition is completing its first behavior report and is looking for cannabis users to weigh in…

5 Tips for Talking to Children about Cannabis

As a followup to yesterday’s Coming Clean with our Kid about Cannabis, the Splimm Team would like offer a few pieces of advice about having the talk. Everyone’s conversation will be different, based on the child/ren you have, your family dynamics, how…

Coming Clean with our Kid about Cannabis

The “drug talk” is a topic that weighs heavily on the minds of most parents, and it becomes infinitely more complex when you advocate for or work in cannabis. When do you launch the conversation? How much detail do you reveal about…

Cuttlefish & Cabin Fever: The Perfect Cure for an Inside Day

“Imagine an alien that can float through space, with a giant brain shaped like a donut, eight arms growing out of its head, and 3 hearts pumping blue blood. This alien…lives right here on earth…it can hypnotize its prey…or even…become…

This is How We Normalize: Ten Tips for Splimm Parents

Despite widespread legalization and our own best efforts, we know there’s still a stigma attached to cannabis consumption. The taboo is magnified for parents, because parents are scrutinized for everything we do. ‘Are you a helicopter mom? Give that kid…

A Night with the Nightingales

“You see the lights up there on that porch? Jump out of the car and run as fast as you can toward those lights.” Those are my instructions from Pittsburgh attorney and NORML Director, Patrick Nightingale. I dart out of…

High for the Holidays

The Splimm Team is spread out all over the country, and we’ve got family all over the world. This means lots of travel during the month of December. Making sure everyone’s calendar is in sync so we can reunite for…