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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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Why Choose A Cannabis-Infused Edible?

There are a lot of great reasons why edibles are the preferred method of cannabis ingestion for many individuals. Here are a few... HEALTHIER ALTERNATIVE. Edibles offer medical marijuana patients and recreational cannabis users a convenient way to consume cannabis without the harmful side effects of smoking or vaporizing. HIGHER POTENCY. Edibles allow users to introduce high levels of a specific cannabinoid (or a combination of cannabinoids) to the system- allowing people to treat their illnesses with more efficacy than ever before...

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The Entourage Effect

Wonder why Kiva is so passionate about using whole plant CBD for our new Ginger and Espresso dark chocolate bars? It's because of the synergistic effects that occur when all of cannabis' various compounds interact together. Our whole plant CBD includes the plant's cannabinoids, flavonoids, and terpenes - so you are getting the full spectrum of the plant's medicinal ingredients.

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Origin Story

How much of who you are comes from the place you call home? In wine there is a term, terroir, which refers to the environmental conditions in which grapes are grown that give a wine its unique flavor and aroma. Human beings are no different. Like the soil that helps seeds to grow, our homes affect our personalities, our relationships, and our dreams. The place that we grow up is so much more than our past - it is the root of our identity in this world. At KIVA, we believe that where you come from matters...

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An Intro to CBD

Here's a great introduction to CBD, with research from our friends at LeafScience.com.

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