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Cannabis Health Index

The Cannabis Health Index is an incredible resource for patients looking to find validated research around cannabis' effect on certain health conditions. The Potlander's book review states: The Cannabis Health Index makes no assumptions about its audience, opening with a beginner's guide of sorts: overviewing the mammalian endocannabinoid system, discussing cannabis safety and side effects, defusing misnomers like the "gateway" argument and ingestion methods...

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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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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 Love Letter - Shayna

I am a 68 year old great grandmother in pretty good shape. My only health issue is insomnia. I have suffered from this since childhood but the past 30 years have been horrible. I was in sleep studies in several Boston hospitals with no results. I took Ambien for many years which became less affective over time. I went on Medicare at 65 and doctors refused to prescribe pills. I can't explain my fear that I wouldn't get good sleep again. When I moved to CA 3 years ago my son helped me purchase Kiva bars. It is truly a miracle...

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Marijuana & Fibromyalgia: Mary's Success Story

"When I went off of opioids and started using cannabis I was able to enjoy human touch again. I did not even realize I had lost that ability. With cannabis I am able to enjoy my life and be happy again." MARY'S STORY VIA HELLOMD.COM. Chronic Pain History. In 2001 I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Prior to that I had been very healthy. I think it was a period of extreme stress that maybe brought it on. When it started I went from being very mobile to suddenly very debilitated...

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