How the Endocannabinoid System Works

Discover How the Endocannabinoid System Works

The Upcoming UPG conference, “Medical Cannabis: The Science Behind the Hype,” will feature a presentation by Dr. Dustin Sulak on Endocannabinoid Physiology and Clinical Applications of Cannabis. Why does one plant—cannabis—heal so many different ailments? Because some chemicals found in cannabis, known as cannabinoids, bind with receptors in the body’s endocannabinoid system, which works to…

Attention Nurses: Get CEU Credits to Learn About Medical Cannabis

Attention Nurses: Get CEU Credits to Learn About Medical Cannabis

The upcoming conference “Medical Cannabis: The Science Behind the Hype,” which will feature a presentation on everything nurses need to know about cannabis, is worth 6 CEU’s. Conventional nursing programs do not cover medical cannabis, so many nurses are unaware of how they could help their patients with this remarkable natural medicine. Mary Lynn (ML)…

Learn How Cannabis Heals: Join Us for a One-Day Cannabis Seminar on The Science Behind the Hype

Learn How Cannabis Heals: Join Us for a One-Day Cannabis Seminar on The Science Behind the Hype

As you know, we here at United Patients Group are all about sorting the truth from the spin and giving you the most accurate, up-to-date information about medical cannabis. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce a one-day seminar called “Medical Cannabis: The Science Behind the Hype.” We have gathered some of the most knowledgeable people…

Cannabis Business? Struggeling? Let UPG Help You Target Your Audience

Is Alternative Medicine Your Business? Cannabis Business? Let UPG Lead You to the Right Audience

Do you have an amazing cannabis-related product or service that you haven’t found the right audience for? In this over-saturated market, it can be hard for you to reach the people who will love what you offer. With so many people using cannabis for different reasons and so many people hawking products of dubious quality,…

Meical Marijuana Dosing Differences, Eating vs Inhaling! by Auntie Dolores

Medical Marijuana Dosing Differences, Eating vs Inhaling! by Auntie Dolores

When you smoke or vaporize your medical cannabis, you inhale cannabinoids like Delta-9-THC which move through the lung’s alveoli into your bloodstream. The effect of inhaled cannabinoids is felt within seconds; the benefits of inhaled cannabinoids can last for around 3 hours and reaches a peak potency within 30 minutes after initial exposure. Eating cannabinoids…

Cannabis Therapeutics

United Patients Group Supports “Patients Out of Time’s Cannabis Therapeutics Conference”

United Patients Group is proud to support the upcoming Patients Out of Time’s Eighth National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics in Portland, Oregon. Eighth National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics – Conference Theme: The Endocannabinoid System and Age Related Illnesses, held May 8–10 in Portland, Oregon. The biennial conference is produced by Patients Out of…

Ingestion Methods for Cannabis

Sub-lingual Delivery vs Oral Ingestion Methods for Cannabis

For those medical marijuana patients looking for alternatives to smoking or vaporizing their medicine to relieve various ailments, thankfully several safe and highly effective options for delivery exist and are available to choose from. Let’s take a quick look at two such methods of cannabis delivery; sub-lingual (under the tongue) and oral ingestion.  Also check…