Massachusetts Wavers on Commitment to Equity and Inclusivity

Actually, cannabis is a white man’s game. I know better than most. I’m a white man. If I’m walking down the street, smelling of weed, it’s likely someone will ask me for a business card, rather than shoot me on…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

Classical Piano & Craft Cannabis: Live at Hifi Date Night

As much as we like sharing life’s joys with our children, there are some things best savored in the company of adults. Cannabis, for example. Classical music too. We tried a few years ago to take our daughter to a…

May It Be So: Women’s March, Faith & Intersectional Feminism

By Rev. Courtney Stange-Tregear, Seattle, WA I will remember it as a glorious, exhilarating, dreadful kind of day. The kind of experience that defies categorization. I was thrilled to be there and honored to be there in an official capacity…