National Cancer Moonshot Initiative: An Open Letter and Video From United Patients Group and the Medical Cannabis Community to VP Biden

As Vice President Joe Biden prepares to host the “National Cancer Moonshot Summit” this week, and the deadline to invite researchers and the general public to submit their best ideas for accelerating cancer research draws near (July 1), we at United Patients Group want to ensure that medical cannabis is given a seat at the table via supported research and inclusion within formal clinical trials to more fully explore its potential as a viable and multi-faceted cancer treatment.

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Happy Father’s Day – Ode to the Heroes Among Us ..Thank You!

To celebrate Father’s Day this year, we are giving a shout out to the many heroes among us – the dads who have fought for the lives of their children – or those who have fought for the right to treat themselves or their loved ones, with controversial, but successful medical cannabis treatments. After all, it was…

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New Cannabis Ventures’ Alan Brochstein Interviews UPG founder, John Malanca

New Cannabis Ventures’ Alan Brochstein Interviews UPG founder, John Malanca United Patients Group has been leading the way over the past few years as an unparalleled resource and trusted leader in the medical cannabis industry, helping patients, doctors and organizations become better informed. On the heels of its second annual conference, I reached out to founder John…

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On Memorial Day: Finding Answers to PTSD through Cannabis

Memorial Day is a time to remember those Americans who died in active military service. It is a time to be grateful for those who sacrificed their lives for the ideals of freedom throughout the years. It can also be a time to remember and appreciate living veterans, many of which still suffer the traumas…

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Myasthenia Gravis: Cannabidiol and THC-A

Myasthenia Gravis is a Neuromuscular disorder that can cause severe weakness in various parts of the body. It can be a more localized disease or more generalized. It is not very common and I recently saw a case where the muscular dysfunction was mostly in the head and neck area and involved speech. The underlying “cause” of…

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