Marijuana Consumption Booming Among Baby Boomers

September 24th, 2018

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Move aside, kids. And pass grandpa the bong.

A new study published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence on Thursday found that older Americans are
increasingly turning to marijuana, particularly for medical purposes.

How big is the trend? Twice as many adults aged 50-64 (nine percent) and about seven times as many adults 65 and older (three percent) reported using cannabis in the past year, compared to a decade ago.

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Feds Would Compile Tips For Growing Marijuana Under Proposal Advancing In Congress

September 18th, 2018

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A key congressional committee approved a bill last week that would require the Department of Justice to issue more licenses for people to grow marijuana for research. But lost in the excitement about the historic vote, a little-noticed amendment got attached to the legislation that would have additional surprising impacts for cannabis policy.

The provision directs federal agencies to compile a list of “good manufacturing practices for growing and producing marijuana.”

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Most Doctors, Nurses And Pharmacists Support Legalizing Marijuana

September 14th, 2018

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A majority of physicians are in favor of legalizing marijuana nationwide, according to a newly published survey, and an even bigger supermajority back allowing medical cannabis.

The results of the poll, which was conducted by Medscape Medical News, also show strong support for marijuana reforms from other medical professionals like nurses, pharmacists and psychologists, as well as those working in health business and administration.

Here’s how the healthcare professionals responded to the question, “Should Recreational Marijuana Be Legalized Nationally?”

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Improvements to Our Rewards Program

May 17th, 2018

We’re launching a brand new rewards program for our BPG Family Members!

As of Monday, May 21, you will no longer need a physical card to earn and store your 2.5% rewards points. Instead, 3% rewards will be automatically added in our new digital system.

That means you earn more points on every purchase, and you’ll never lose points again!

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Win Tickets to UC Theatre Shows!

May 16th, 2018

Berkeley Patients Group Presents: The Floozies at The UC Theatre on 4/20

We’re partnering with legendary Berkeley institution, The UC Theatre, to bring you the funky fresh sounds of The Floozies on 4/20 this year!

Bay Area cannabis lovers and music enthusiasts alike will enjoy this celebration of the iconic holiday during this visually-stunning and dance-inducing show.

PS. Stop by the BPG table during the show to grab a 20% OFF coupon for your entire purchase at BPG.


Exclusive Pre-Sale Access for BPG Family Members

Tickets are available to the public on Friday, March 8. Use the code ‘BPGFAMILY‘ for exclusive access to pre-sale tickets at 10am on Thursday, March 7. Grab your tickets at


Ticket Giveaway!

Last year, BPG Family Members won tickets to Steel Pulse, Lettuce, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and more at The UC Theatre. Now is your chance to win tickets to The Floozies on Saturday, April 20! You’ll have two chances to win 2 pairs of tickets via social media. Details below.

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