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.…

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…

Cannabis Alchemy: The Magical Butter Machine

A young patient works in a home kitchen trying to make medicine on their own. It’s thrift shop alchemy, in the early hours or the late ones, when it’s safe from spying eyes. A double boiler made from a second…

I Wish You More Stories Than Stars: 11 Books by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Amy Krouse Rosenthal, prolific children’s author, memoirist, and filmmaker, died this week, ten days after the New York Times published her essay, “You May Want to Marry My Husband.” She wrote this announcement of her cancer and impending death in…

Yes, I Still Read to My 9-Year-Old Every Day

A few weeks ago a friend and I were trying to schedule a phone conversation. I mentioned casually that I couldn’t talk at 8:30 because that’s when I read to my daughter every night. She was surprised, slightly horrified even. “You still…

The Best Possible Bill: MCBA Policy Summit & Model Legislation

In late October 2016, the Minority Cannabis Business Association (MCBA) held their first ever policy summit in Washington D.C. This event brought some of the brightest minds in minority cannabis together with the goal of creating a model legalization bill…

Cascadia Herbals Tinctures: Take It Under Your Tongue

I can think of a hundred times when I’ve had a joint and wished I could drink my cannabis instead. Parent-teacher conferences, boring baseball games, family reunions. Sure, there’s a ritual to a proper session, and smoking a bowl can…

Worthy Distractions and Strain Suggestions

Life is hard, complicated, and busy, especially when you’re a conscious parent. Here are some things to keep you distracted once the kids go to bed and a classic to bring out and introduce to the family.   On the…

This Violet Delight: Strain Review

At some point, “Why don’t you come over and hit my six-foot bong?” turns into “Why don’t you two get a sitter and come by our place for board games?”. Still, plenty of room for a joint or two, but…