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Recipe: Camino Pride Popsicles

Makes 10 Servings. 10 MG THC per serving/popsicle. INGREDIENTS. 1 Tin Camino Pride Gummies (100 MG THC total) 1.5 Cups Strawberries, roughly chopped, or Raspberries, whole. 1.5 Cups Oranges or Mangos, peeled +sliced. 1.5 Cups Pineapple. 1.5 Cups Kiwi, peeled + sliced. 1.5 Cups Blackberries. 1/3 Cup Pineapple juice. 10 serving Popsicle Molds and Sticks.   Pro-tip #1: For even layers of color and flavor, you may freeze each layer for 45 minutes before adding the next. For a tie-dye effect, pour each new layer after freezing for 25 minutes...

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Cannabis' Debt to the LGBTQ+ Community

Last week, we went silent. Today, we raise our voices again in honor of Pride month. We are reminded that the first Pride parade was a protest, so to honor the LGBTQ+ community’s legacy of celebration is also to honor its legacy of activism. It is with immense respect that we credit this community for its instrumental work in helping legalize cannabis.   In the early '90s, the AIDS epidemic was devastating the country, and nowhere was this more apparent than in the LGBTQ+ community and communities of color in San Francisco...

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Silence Isn't Enough

This week we’re going silent to support the amplification of black voices, but silence isn’t enough. The inequities caused by systemic racism are crystal clear when it comes to cannabis, where black people are arrested for possession at nearly 4x the rates of white people, despite similar rates of usage. Where companies thrive and minorities remain incarcerated. The system is not broken. It was never whole to begin with. And while we quiet our voices, we cannot and should not quiet our action...

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Why Cannabis Equity Programs Matter

This guest blog post is written by Raeven Duckett, Founder of Community Gardens Delivery in Oakland, Kiva’s equity partner. Raeven is pictured here with her mother.   "I regularly smoke cannabis with my mom. To some it may seem strange (inappropriate?), but to us it’s no different from the bottles of wine we share on our day trips up to Napa. We both grew up in Oakland where connecting around this plant has been a celebrated part of our community since the 1960s...

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Camino Bliss Shots

This recipe makes 10 servings (shots) with 10 MG THC per serving.   INGREDIENTS.   Twenty 5MG THC Camino Watermelon Lemonade ("Bliss") gummies (100 MG THC total)   1/2 Cup Water. 1/2 Cup Cold Lemonade  (*Sparkling Cider or any other fruit juice will work) 10 Shot glasses   Baking Sheet. Baking Spray (Optional)     DIRECTIONS.   1. Assemble shot glasses or other containers on a baking sheet so they are ready for gelatin mixture.   *Pro tip: Lightly coat the inside of glasses with cooking oil or spray for easier removal of the shot.     2...

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