2015 Medical Cannabis Recap: A Momentous Year for Cannabis!

2015 Medical Cannabis Recap: A Look Back at a Momentous Year for Cannabis

As 2015 comes to a close, we at United Patients Group reflected on a year that was both remarkable and paradigm-shifting in the cannabis industry. As 2014 was ending, medical marijuana saw an advantageous turn in drug policy when federal drug agents were prohibited from raiding retail dispensaries in decriminalized states. Year 2015 was nothing…

The UPG Medical Marijuana Patients Family Wishes You & Yours Well!

Warmest Holiday Wishes – From Our United Patients Group Mecical Marijuana Patients Family to You and Yours

What is it about hearing the iconic Vince Guaraldi / Lee Mendelson tune, Christmas Time Is Here, that almost instantly evokes childhood memories of the holidays, snowflakes and of course – A Charlie Brown Christmas? Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or simply enjoy the change of season from fall to winter, December is a…

Medical Marijuana Education and Research

Thankfulness, Goodwill and Philanthropy – United Patients Group Kicks Off the Season of Giving By Spearheading Medical Marijuana Education and Research – #SupportUPGEd

With the Thanksgiving leftovers still cooling in the fridge, millions of shoppers will descend on shopping malls, city streets and the internet hoping to get a start on their holiday gift giving. This year we’re asking you to consider something a bit different… This has been such an incredible year of growth and change for…

UPG Debriefs NZ Healthcare Officials on Medical Cannabis Policy! United Patients Group Announces Non-Profit Status to Focus on Advocacy and Action in Education and Information to Medical Cannabis Industry

United Patients Group Announces Non-Profit Status to Focus on Advocacy and Action in Education and Information to Medical Cannabis Industry

New non-profit division will foster access and momentum in research, the continued development of fair and balanced laws, consistent product testing standards, and safe and reliable patient information funded through donations, fundraising and grants.   SAN FRANCISCO, CA – September 30, 2015 United Patients Group, the leading medical cannabis information and education website, has officially…

"From Hospice to Healthy, Thanks Marijuana - Happy 82nd Birthday Dad!"

“From Hospice to Healthy, Thanks Marijuana – Happy 82nd Birthday Dad!”

Today marks yet another milestone for my father Stan Rutner – sometimes referred to as “The Miracle Man”. The oncologists at Kaiser Permanente who treated him nearly 4 1/2 years ago, have given him this name as his remarkable remission from stage IV-lung cancer with metastases to the brain puzzles them to this day. Today, my…

UPG Debriefs NZ Healthcare Officials on Medical Cannabis Policy! United Patients Group Announces Non-Profit Status to Focus on Advocacy and Action in Education and Information to Medical Cannabis Industry

United Patients Group Participates in Historical Medical Cannabis Policy Briefing with New Zealand Healthcare Officials

The New Zealand Drug Foundation in conjunction with United in Compassion New Zealand call upon United Patients Group to contribute to a first-of-its-kind collaboration between US and international experts to further explore cannabis as a possible therapeutic treatment in New Zealand for a range of conditions SAN FRANCISCO, July 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — United Patients Group,…