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In the past I have typically avoided most cannabis edibles in dispensaries because they were almost always far too strong and the labeling never accurately reflected the effects a single bite of a cookie or sip of a tea would have on me. Thanks to Kiva’s Terra Dark Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans purchased at my favorite San Francisco dispensary—the Apothecarium—I am a medible convert.
These delicious bits of chocolate, which each contain approximately 5mg of THC, hardly taste like cannabis at all and are a discreet way to medicate everywhere. The dark chocolate and espresso bean flavors complement each other just the way caffeine and cannabis always do, it is the perfect combination of mellow and motivated to get through a long work day.
The low dose beans make a simple task of adjusting dosage, the entire package retails for $15 and contains a total of 120mg of THC.
And when discretion is key, Kiva delivers. The chocolates are professional packaged and clearly labeled both on the inside and out, so there is no mistaking this product for a non-medicated version. The labeling on the Terra beans is by far one of the most professional designs I have ever seen on a medical cannabis product, they look so professional you can rest assured you wont stand out in a crowd when you serve yourself a bean in public, which makes them great for traveling.
The internal labeling on the underside of the tin is fantastic, not only does it remind the user the product is medicated, but that for best results you should start small and wait for the effects to set in before going in for another chocolate.
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