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Honor Pride Month with More Than Flashy Packaging

The following is written by Kristi Knoblich Palmer and Scott Palmer, Co-Founders, Kiva Confections. Silva Yaacoubian is a pioneer. But not the sort you are thinking of. When we met Silva, almost two years ago, she had just joined the Research and Development team at Kiva Confections, the cannabis infused edibles company that we started in 2010. When Silva came on board, it had only been weeks since we shipped our first products for recreational use and our company was feeling the strain of demand and unpredictable regulations...

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Spoil Dad with Kiva This Father’s Day

Dads come in all shapes and sizes, ages and backgrounds, but there’s one thing many have in common- a love of cannabis that runs deep. CannaDads will undoubtedly appreciate any infused gift he receives, but Kiva’s gourmet offerings are impressive edibles to any generation. Whether your dad is brand new to cannabis, or re-igniting a love of the plant from their college days, all will appreciate Kiva’s delicious, precise and discreet options...

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Kiva Hires Tim Morland

PRESS RELEASE. Kiva Confections is pleased to announce its recent hire of Tim Morland, who will join the Kiva team as Director of Compliance and Government Affairs. Within these roles, Morland will coordinate regulatory and legal compliance across all of Kiva’s facilities and product lines as well as direct political and policy engagement.  “I believe in the importance of innovation and leading from within the industry. I am proud to join Kiva as they have been a consistent leader within cannabis and have pioneered new segments of the industry,” Morland said...

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Meet Kiva's Edible Homage to the Drag Queen Community

Tropical Punch Camino is a proud labor of love from the Kiva community. Our lead product developer Silva Yaacoubian spearheaded the project to create an edible homage to her LGBTQ+ family, and specifically honor the iconic drag queen community. We sat down with Silva to ask her about the product’s unique development process. Can you tell us about how the idea of Tropical Punch came about? Silva: I wish I could say it was my idea but I believe it came from our founders, Scott and Kristi...

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A Day in the Life with Petra Mints: Alex Smith

Meet Alex Smith—a world traveler, surfer, creator, and fan of Kiva Confections! Get to know him below as he explains how he incorporates our microdosed Petra Mints into his adventurous lifestyle and discusses his thoughts on cannabis.  Tell us about yourself – your occupation, where you live, what activities you enjoy taking part in.  My name is Alex Smith, I'm a professional surfer and health enthusiast. I grew up on Kauai and recently made the move to Oahu to run my coffee shop, Sunrise Shack. I started surfing at age six, then went on to compete professionally...

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