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The Evolution of Kiva Chocolate

Kiva Confections was launched in 2010, when California’s legal cannabis industry was still in its infancy. Founders Scott Palmer and Kristi Knoblich Palmer are a young couple who realized that most edibles at the time were clumsily packaged, inconsistent in potency and lacked in flavor. They visited a local chocolatier and a lightbulb went off- chocolate and cannabis made the perfect match! Soon they were making the first Kiva Bars in their San Leandro home kitchen...

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Budtender of the Month: Jay Frentsos

Meet longtime budtender and cannabis aficionado Jay Frentsos. From Maui, Hawaii to Urbn Leaf, find out how Jay has navigated his way through the industry below. 1. Tell us about yourself—where you work, what you do, and how you became a budtender. My name is Jay Frentsos. I am from Cincinnati, Ohio, but have been living the beach life here in San Diego, California for the past four years working my way through the cannabis industry. I started working in the industry as a delivery driver for Eaze about three months after I moved to California...

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A Day in the Life with Petra Mints: Sasha Zvereva

Meet Sasha Zvereva —a San Francisco native and photographer extraordinaire! Get to know her below as she explains how she incorporates our microdosed Petra Mints into her on-the-go lifestyle around the Bay Area. Tell us about yourself – occupation, where you live, what activities you enjoy taking part in.  I’m a photographer and web designer living in San Francisco. My favorite activities are snowboarding, pilates, and exploring the city on foot while taking photos.  Describe how you use cannabis in your daily life, specifically, Petra Mints...

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There's a New CBD Chocolate On the Block- Meet CBD Almond Terra

You asked and we answered! The #1 selling chocolate edible* in California is welcoming its first CBD-rich flavor to the family. CBD Almond Terra is all the things. Rich, crunchy, sweet and salty. Each bite contains 5MG of CBD and 1MG of THC in each delicious, dark chocolate bite. Now, we know what you’re thinking. Why did we choose a 5:1 ratio of CBD to THC for this flavor? To answer that question, let’s look at what THC and CBD are and how they work together to create one incredible edible experience...

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Take Your Halloween Higher with New Blood Orange Camino Gummies

Halloween just got a little more thrilling this year with the limited release of our Blood Orange Camino gummies, available throughout October (while supplies last)! If you happen to be a horror movie lover, you know that scary can be good. And sometimes, something’s so good - it’s scary. Our Camino Blood Orange gummies are both. On one hand, they capture the ridiculously tasty & sweet flavor of Blood Orange. And on the other, they are the perfect way to kick off a deliciously frightful night...

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