April 27, 2017

United Patients Group Offers Medical Cannabis State of the Union

April 27, 2017
Medical Cannabis State of the Union


United Patients Group Workshop and Centerpiece Presentation Offer Medical Cannabis State of the Union

Medical marijuana education leader United Patients Group is proud to take center stage at the Answers for Cancer Summit in San Diego this week, hosted by the Best Answer for Cancer Foundation.

San Francisco Bay Area-based United Patients Group (UPG) is known globally for helping patients and families navigate a rapidly evolving and complex cannabis marketplace. The workshop and conference presentation together will provide a comprehensive discourse on medical cannabis – from the latest research to patient safety.

UPG will headline an all-day medical cannabis workshop pre-conference on Wednesday, April 26th, as well as deliver a centerpiece presentation about the advancing role of medical cannabis in treating cancer and other serious illnesses for both the public and assembled medical professionals.

The pre-conference Medical Cannabis: A Clinical Focus will be taught by Dr. Allan Frankel, MD, doctor of internal medicine and one of the world’s leading authorities on dosed cannabis medicine, and Reggie Gaudino, PhD, Vice President Science and Intellectual Property at Steep Hill Labs. The workshop will cover the Endocannabinoid System, an Introduction to Cannabinoids and Terpenes, Drug to Drug Interactions, Understanding FECO (Full Extract Cannabis Oil), Legal Implications–with a focus on testing, genetics and safety.

A conference presentation for the public, Opening the Kimono: the Truth about Medical Cannabis and its Role in Cancer and Chronic Disease, given by United Patients Group co-founders John and Corinne Malanca, will discuss best safety practices for patients.

In an additional closed conference presentation specific for the attendant medical community, John and Corinne will dive into the specifics of the latest medical cannabis research and its role in treating various diseases, as well as cancer.

For more information about United Patients Group look here


UPG Workshop
Medical Cannabis: A Clinical Focus Workshop
Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
Town & Country Resort
San Diego, CA

UPG Public Presentation
Saturday, April 29th
8:45 – 9:30am
Best Answer for Cancer Summit
Friday April 28th-Saturday April 29th
Town & Country Resort
San Diego, CA

About United Patients Group

United Patients Group is an unparalleled resource and trusted leader in medical cannabis for physicians, patients and organizations. UPG acts as a virtual hand for patients, helping them navigate through an ever-changing industry.

UPG offers online education courses and one-on-one consulting to physicians and medical institutions. Additionally, United Patients Group’s distinguished Seal of Approval is awarded to medical professionals, organizations and companies for superior medical cannabis services and reliable medical cannabis products.

Recognizing the importance of promoting continuity, quality service and unification within the medical cannabis industry, UPG is dedicated to establishing and maintaining the highest level of Ethics.


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