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Kiva in the LA Times

"The smell inside the production rooms of Kiva Confections, one of California’s premier manufacturers of edible cannabis, is, in a word, intoxicating." Kiva was profiled in Robin Abcarian's recent LA Times article, A cannabis candymaker seeks to reassure worried parents as it prepares for California's post-legalization boom. The article addresses concerns about edibles and child safety in light of the upcoming recreational vote in California, and touts Kiva's precision dosing, and testing and packaging standards...

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Kiva Introduces CBD Chocolate Bars From 100% California Cannabis Plants

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — August 1st, 2016 — Kiva announced today its new chocolate bars, made from 100% whole plant cannabis, never from imported hemp oil. Grown exclusively by a collective of farmers in Mendocino County, California, these CBD products rely on a trusted source group with natural growing practices...

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Kiva Love Letter: Jesse in Mt. Shasta

As policy around the United States evolves, the stigma around medical cannabis users is slowly fading. It is important now more than ever for the public to see that cannabis patients come in all ages, ethnicities, and income brackets- and they are treating a wide variety of conditions, including glaucoma, epilepsy, cancer, Parkinson's and chronic pain. The stereotype of the typical cannabis patient simply doesn't apply- and can actually be harmful when potential patients are discouraged from trying cannabis because of its stigma...

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Make Your Voice Heard in Oakland

We have a very serious ask for our cannabis community today, and we hope that you will find a way to help. Oakland has an amazing ordinance they have been building for 18 months. At the last minute, an amendment was added to it that would require 50% of license holders to be a resident of 6 out of the 27 police beats in the city. Despite its good intentions, the amendment will not help the unfairly targeted individuals who have suffered from the war on drugs. Instead, it will stifle Oakland’s cannabis program completely and make conducting business here incredibly difficult...

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Kiva featured in "Rebranding Marijuana" Report

“Discreet, beautiful and informational, the (KIVA Confections) design speaks to the new normal of cannabis.” KIVA has been featured in the recent Sparks & Honey “Rebranding Marijuana” report. According to AdAge, the report "includes a mix of proprietary research, interviews with cannabis industry experts and survey results conducted by Sparks & Honey.” “Rebranding Marijuana” includes an interview with designer Nathan Sharp, who created Kiva’s look with our founders back in 2010, and said.....

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