How to get tax-free cannabis in California

November 15th, 2017

Weed did it! We legalized cannabis in California!

As we all know, the biggest winner on election night of 2016 was cannabis. More people voted for cannabis than did for either presidential candidate. California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada legalized cannabis, while Arkansas, Florida, Montana and North Dakota expanded access to medical cannabis.

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You’re invited to BPG’s 18th birthday on Halloween!

October 18th, 2017

Let’s party like it’s 1999!



BPG is celebrating its 18th anniversary as the longest-running dispensary in the country on Tuesday, October 31. Please join us for our birthday celebration featuring themed specials, Halloween costumes, music, and cake at 4:20 pm!

In honor of the holidays, enjoy these specials all day long:


Members who attend will receive a FREE GIFT BAG filled with a mix of high quality cannabis products and swag ($15-$50+ value!), no purchase necessary. It’s our birthday, but you get the gift!

A huge THANK YOU to all our amazing gift bag sponsors! Aunt Zelda’s, Bakked, BhangBuena Vista, CBD Living, CBD Mendo, District EdiblesDr. Kerklaan, IVXX, Keef Cola, Marley NaturalMellows, NUG, O.penVAPEPapa & Barkley, Pura Vida HealthUtopia, Vet CBD, and Zapt.

If you LOVE what’s in your bag, please tell us! We’re committed to carrying brands YOU want. Fill out a 2-minute survey and let us know which products you’d like to see at BPG.

Berkeley Patients Group is located at 2366 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702. We are open everyday from 9am-9pm.

In a rush? Place your order for express pick up on Monday or Tuesday at, or call us at 510-540-6013 ext. 3

heart Your buds at BPG


Must have a valid medical cannabis recommendation to attend. Become a member at Gift bag contents vary, and are available while supplies last; Limit 1 per member.

Most of California’s Cannabis is NOT Safe!

September 7th, 2017

According to a recently released report by cannabis testing company Anresco Laboratories, up to 80% of medical cannabis tested at a recent Northern California conference was contaminated with mold and other toxins.

A similar report was released by Steep Hill Labs in October of last year. They found that up to 84.3% of marijuana being sold at dispensaries in California may be tainted with pesticides.

What information should consumers consider when selecting cannabis products? Read more to learn about the potential dangers of pesticides, fungicides, mold, bacteria, and other cannabis contaminants.


Pesticides and Fungicides

Spider Mites on Cannabis Plant.
Spider Mites on Cannabis Plant. Image:

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Cannabinoids: a guide to getting the most out of cannabis as your medicine

January 3rd, 2017

The two cannabinoids that have received the most attention have been tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). But did you know that, currently, there are 113 other known cannabinoids in cannabis?

At BPG, we test and label all of our products for 5 different cannabinoids: THC, CBD, CBN, THC-A and CBD-A. We do this because each cannabinoid provides a unique medicinal benefit to the patient.

It is our belief that patients can take full control of their healing by understanding how different cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids work together to affect their mind and body.

Understanding these concepts can help you tailor your medicine to your own specific ailments, which will ultimately lead to a more therapeutic choice in treatment and overall healthier living.

Cannabinoids Image: OpenStrain


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Press Conference: Marijuana Dispensary and Berkeley Mayor on Landmark Federal Case

November 2nd, 2016

Press Conference Alert:
Thursday November 3, 2016, 11:30AM PST, Steps of Old City Hall: 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley; with Mayor Tom Bates, Councilmember Darryl Moore, involved attorneys and BPG dispensary executives.

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