EXCLUSIVE: Kiva To Give Away Over 70K Edibles To California MMJ Patients Via New Donation Program

Cannabis edibles producer Kiva Confections is launching the Kiva Cares Project, a donation program aimed to help those in need, Benzinga has learned exclusively. What

Happened As part of the program, the Oakland-based company will provide all Out of Spec products and products with less than 30 days until the BBD date/COA expiration date to

California medical patients needing these essential products. "The cannabis industry has the power and potential to serve public health in a way that is both unique and

revolutionary," Erika Osueke, Kiva's quality and compliance manager, said. "We are only scratching the surface of scaling the kind of life-changing impact cannabis can have for

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Glitches, Looks To Resolve Pro Camera Issue By Next Week Under Kiva's guidance and framework, a product donation was made possible by a growing network of organizations,

including Weed for Warriors, Sweetleaf Collective, Americans for Safe Access, Los Angeles NORML, and ReCompass, who will partner with select California stores to distribute the

product to those in need. Anresco Laboratories and SC Labs are also participating laboratories donating their testing services to the cause. Why It Matters Kiva and the

Kiva Cares Project aim to establish a new industry standard to prevent cannabis waste, offer quality cannabis products to those who need them most, and compel other cannabis

brands across the country to follow suit.