A 1,000 thanks to United Patients Group for giving me the key to defeating my Stage 4 Metastatic Melanoma by Donna Espositio

A 1,000 thanks to United Patients Group for giving me the key to defeating my Stage 4 Metastatic Melanoma residing in the 3 lobes of my right lung, my right liver, and the largest lesion above my heart near the aorta. I have been fighting this new challenge since 2013, when 6 lesions were found…

Be Informed. Be Well. "Debunking MMJ Demographics" by UPG

Be Informed. Be Well. “Debunking MMJ Demographics” by UPG

Despite society’s latest increase in approval over marijuana usage, stereotyping of marijuana users still exists. Today, we encourage dispelling that habit. To some, marijuana is limited to the highly-stigmatized “stoner” label. Associated with laziness, danger, and an unsuccessful lifestyle, this image is a mixture of anecdote and creativity by the media (and its government counterparts)…

Seniors and Medical Cannabis: The Interesting Rise of Seniors Within Medical Marijuana

Seniors and Medical Cannabis: The Interesting Rise of Seniors Within Medical Marijuana

Marijuana has been stereotypically associated with a younger crowd. But as the number of our once youthful (and now aging) Baby Boomers reaches retirement age and beyond, the perception of marijuana as a youthful pastime is beginning to evolve. According to a recent survey conduced by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, illicit…