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Happy 420: 2017 Edition

Happy 4/20 family! Team Kiva has been working overtime for the past couple weeks to make sure all of our patients know how much we love them. We also wanted to share some press we got on this special day today: USA Today: "In Oakland, Calif, marijuana-infused edibles manufacturer Kiva made 60,000 special-edition samples of the company's low-dose Petra mints and plans to hold 55 sampling events around the state this week." Vocativ: "Our users essentially become our biggest advocates...

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Jeff the 420 Chef: Kiva's CBD Bars Are Medicine

I’ve been taking Nexium (Omeprazole) for stomach ulcers and serious GERD for over 20 years! A year ago I was introduced to KIVA’s Espresso CBD bar to use in my recipes. I sampled a little piece (5mg/ 1/3 of a section) and loved it…so I had another small piece that night before I went to bed. I woke up the next morning feeling great and went about my day, not realizing that I hadn’t taken my stomach medicine. I continued to enjoy little pieces of the CBD bar every night and morning...

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ASTM's New Cannabis Committee

ASTM International announced yesterday the launch of a new committee focused on creating technical standards and guidance materials for cannabis and its products and processes. Yesterday, about 60 industry representatives, and associations, including Kiva Confections, convened at ASTM International’s global headquarters near Philadelphia and decided to create a volunteer committee on cannabis...

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Cannabis Education at Arizona Cocktail Week

On Saturday Feb. 18, Kiva marketing manager Christie Strong will be joining The Clever Root, Huxton, Humboldt Distillery and more for a seminar exploring the potential culinary and beverage applications of cannabis, as well as offering an in-depth education into an emerging category in the Food & Beverage space. From the ABCs of CBDs, to responsible dosing and the basics of various extraction methods, this seminar will offer F&B industry professionals an inside look at the future of cannabis and its place in the hospitality industry...

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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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