How to Start a Career in Cannabis – Tips from BPG’s Director of HR

June 4th, 2019

With a 76% increase in new openings in 2019, cannabis has one of the fastest-growing rates of job creation in any industry. Indeed and ZipRecruiter list as many as 200,000 to 300,000 new jobs in the cannabis market nationwide.

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Memorial Day at Berkeley Patients Group

May 23rd, 2019

Memorial Day at BPG

As we take a moment to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country, we also look towards the future for our fellow Americans who served and returned home.

Owner and Vice President of Berkeley Patients Group, Etienne Fontan, spent time in DC this week advocating for the fair and equal treatment of all cannabis patients, consumers, and businesses with the National Cannabis Industry Association. Read more »

4/20 for 20 Years!

April 11th, 2019

A Historic 4/20 Celebration

As the nation’s longest-running dispensary, we’ve been celebrating the 4/20 holiday for quite some time. This year is extremely special to us, as it’s our 20th anniversary — 4/20 for TWENTY YEARS! We hope you will join us for this year’s community event.

BPG Celebrates 4/20 for 20 Years

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Women’s History Month at BPG – Shop to Support Our Community

February 28th, 2019


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In celebration of Women’s History Month, Berkeley Patients Group is partnering with women-led cannabis brands to support the health, development and achievement of our womxn community members.

Four organizations that offer direct services to womxn in the Bay Area will receive funding and awareness through our campaign. During select dates in March, $2 from every sale of supporting brand partner’s products will be donated to a local nonprofit.

Last month, in just two weeks, we raised over $6,000 for Heart 2 Heart, Kingmakers of Oakland, Black Men Speak and the Rafiki Wellness Coalition in our campaign.

We’re hoping that, with your help, we can raise $15,000 for the Women’s Cancer Resource Center, the Women’s Daytime Drop-in Center, Supernova Women and the Women’s Therapy Center.

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Support Our African American Community – Shop at BPG February 14-28

February 14th, 2019


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From February 14-28, Berkeley Patients Group is partnering with California’s top cannabis brands to support the achievements of our community members.

We have selected four local organizations that offer direct services and support to African Americans in the Bay Area. Funds raised will help build and run programs that focus on professional development, community, mental and physical health.

During the campaign, $2 from every supporting brand partner’s products sold will be donated directly to a selected organization — $1 from BPG and $1 from the brand.

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