Is Cannabis Testing Really Protecting Patients? Experts Say No.

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The idea behind cannabis testing is to keep patients safe from contaminants. But the reality behind cannabis testing, according to those working hard to improve it, is wildly varying standards, outdated equipment, and unreliable results. The words “testing lab” conjure … Continue reading

Is Bee Venom Therapy a Viable Option for Treating Multiple Sclerosis and Cancer?

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We have received many calls from patients asking for information and advice about the use of bee venom therapy (BVT) for treating serious medical conditions such as multiple sclerosis and cancer. These calls inspired us to conduct our own research, … Continue reading

Auntie Dolores constantly striving to improve the quality of edible products and packaging

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At Auntie Dolores we are constantly striving to improve the quality of our edible products and packaging.  We believe the entire package should serve to preserve the freshness, shelf life, and texture of our delicious preservative free foods. We launched … Continue reading

What is Methylation and What Does It Have to Do with Breast Cancer? By Dr. Veronique Desaulniers

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The term “methylation” was something I discovered by happenstance several years ago. Since then, I have learned a lot more about this vital bodily process, especially when it comes to potential Breast Cancer triggers. The information presented below may be … Continue reading

Dravet Syndrome CBD Oil Clinical Trials Show Promise, but Desperate Parents Aren’t Waiting

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We’ve often talked about the much-hyped use of high-CBD oil to treat children with Dravet syndrome, an intractable form of epilepsy. After Dr. Sanjay Gupta aired a special about an extract made from Charlotte’s Web, a popular Colorado strain, a … Continue reading

Can Recreational Marijuana Be Good Medicine for America’s Alcohol Troubles?

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Although United Patients Group’s main focus is to provide patients, caregivers, medical personnel, and the public reliable information about medical cannabis and its use to treat serious medical conditions, we also acknowledge the role of marijuana as a safer recreational … Continue reading

Hemp Utility Spans from Supplements to Batteries to Biofuel

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Take Your Daily Cannabis Vitamins to Prevent Disease Sensi Chews with Vitamins & Minerals


Sensi Products has developed a new line of chews called the Sensi Chew Vitamin Family, which are medicated nut and fruit chews specifically formulated and infused with vitamins and minerals. Each chew contains 25MG of cannabis extract to provide a … Continue reading

Consider Cannabis for Health


From our dear friend and supporter, Heidi Wexler. Thank you Heidi for shouting out our father, Stan Rutner! #SaraBareilles #Brave #EducationEqualsLife

The “Star Wars Galactic Battle” Going On in Your Body By Dr. Veronique Desaulniers

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We often take for granted the miracle that is our human body. Do you even notice that you are breathing sixteen times per minute or that your blood is circulating around thousands of miles of arteries and veins? Are you … Continue reading

Cannabis Refugees: Why Anti-Marijuana Laws Are Uprooting Lives

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The continued failure of the federal government to recognize the medicinal benefits of cannabis has created a refugee crisis to cannabis-friendly states. The Tough Choice What do you do when you have an illness that won’t respond to mainstream treatment … Continue reading

Cannabis CBD? Hemp CBD? What’s the difference? What’s legal? by Mary’s Nutritionals


Mary’s Nutritionals weighs in on Hemp CBD vs. Cannabis CBD From a legal and scientific perspective, there are two varieties of the Cannabis plant – Cannabis which contains more than 0.3% THC (the component that causes psychoactive effects — “getting … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Why Nurses are Vital to the Medical Cannabis Community

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Cannabis has been gaining momentum as a viable and safe medical treatment over the last several years. More and more people are seeking cannabis to treat a variety of ailments. Most are hoping to replace or reduce the use of … Continue reading

Hemp Sunscreen May Prevent Skin Cancer

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Preventing and Fighting Skin Cancer Naturally It’s the height of summer, and that means barbecues, swimming pools, and beach vacations—in short, hot fun in the summertime. We’ve all been told over and over that we need to wear sunscreen to … Continue reading

Do Amalgam Fillings Increase Your Risk of Breast Cancer? By Dr. Veronique Desaulniers

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In the early 80’s, I discovered the relationship between dental health and overall health. It was not until 1991, however, that I took the issue very seriously. It was at that time that I began implementing Bio-energetic testing or meridian … Continue reading

Mary’s Medicinals Transdermal Cannabinoid Products Receive United Patients Group Seal of Approval

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The popular cannabis resource applauds Mary’s Medicinals achievements in developing standardized dosage with transdermal cannabinoid therapies. United Patients Group (, the leading medical cannabis information and educational site, is proud to award Mary’s Medicinals’ transdermal and topical cannabinoid therapies, designed … Continue reading

Chews: A Compact Cannabis-Infused Edible Format that Stays Fresh for 3 Months

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In this post, United Patients Group assesses Sensi Chews: compact, measured-dosage, cannabis-infused edibles that stay fresh for 90 days and don’t crumble in a purse or backpack. The popularity of cannabis-infused products, we call edibles or “medibles,” is mind blowing. … Continue reading

Everyone gets sick and feels pain, our pets included.


The following is a CBD White Paper done by Mary’s Medicinals’ chief scientist Noel Palmer PhD D1 20150703NP In all animals, it turns out that an endogeneous cannabinoid system (aka endocannabinoid system) is involved in numerous physiological and neuropsychological functions … Continue reading

Pretend States: You say you are Pro-Medical Cannabis…but you’re not.

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As we’ve discussed many times before, medical marijuana laws vary widely state by state. Some states, such as California, have a more relaxed whatever-helps-people-is-fine approach to regulation. Other states, such as Colorado, have a tightly regulated but easily accessible medical … Continue reading