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December, 2016

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Jesse's Present

We just had to share this immensely heartwarming story from Lauren McNaughton, one of Kiva's Nothern California Territory Managers. Just wanted to send out a warm holiday wish from my personal favorite patient, who is most likely our youngest patient as well. Last summer I had the pleasure of meeting Jesse, a 4 year old boy from Mt Shasta who has spent more than half his life battling leukemia. After many long rounds of medical treatment, Jesse was sick, only 20 pounds and had NO energy...

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Kiva's Past and Future

What's in a name? When our company first began in December 2010, founders Kristi Knoblich Palmer and Scott Palmer were on a mission. They endeavored to create the safest, most convenient and delicious tasting medical cannabis products available, and knew that their commitment to product quality would garner the company some early fans. However- there was still one piece missing from the puzzle. The company's name. After weeks of debate and many trips to the (literal) drawing board, a word came to Scott that simply looked, sounded and felt right. That word was Kiva...

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Study: Cannabis Users Prefer To Feel Present, Focused

Kiva is very excited to be included in Miner & Co. Studio's breakdown of the importance of cannabis branding and packaging. Their study's findings about the new, sophisticated cannabis user is exactly why we created our new microdose mint Petra. "A new class of Cannabis Consumers is reshaping marijuana culture. These individuals break the ‘out of it’ stoner stereotype in favor of feeling more ‘present’ and ‘mindful’ while they consume cannabis...

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Introducing Petra mints

Kiva Confections just debuted its first non-chocolate, sugar-free product for California patients. Petra mints are a microdosed blend of CA grown cannabis, green tea matcha, and the zesty, refreshing flavors of Moroccan Mint and Eucalyptus. One mint contains only 2.5 MG of THC, a sub-psychoactive dose for most patients that still boasts a range of other benefits. Microdose products like Petra allow individuals to find their minimum effective dose so they can experience the most health benefits of the plant with the fewest side effects...

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