Study: Cannabis Is Safe And Effective For Elderly Patients

"The older population is a large and growing part of medical cannabis users. Our study finds that the therapeutic use of cannabis is safe and efficacious in this population."

ISRAEL: Cannabis therapy is safe and effective among elderly patients diagnosed with chronic pain, according to clinical data published online ahead of print in the European Journal of Internal Medicine. Researchers from Hebrew University and the Ben Gurion University of Negrev in Israel assessed the use of therapeutic cannabis over a period of six months in a cohort of Read the full article…

Study: Cannabis Use By Seniors On The Rise

We deserve the right to be proactive in maintaining and building health through the most effective healthy plant grown in the world today.

NEW YORK:  Self-reported marijuana use by those age 50 and older is increasing, according to demographic data published online ahead of print in the journal Addiction. Researchers at New York University’s School of Medicine and at Columbia University evaluated marijuana use patterns for those over 50 years of age for the years 2006 to 2013.  Investigators reported that the Read the full article…

How Does The Baby-Boomer Generation Get Their Weed?

The generation that was once America’s most notorious pot smokers during the Summer of Love are now rekindling their love for marijuana, and legalization is probably why.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  Where do your parents go when they need weed? Vanity Fair‘s Bill Bradley recently investigated the rise of marijuana use in the baby-boomers. The generation that was once America’s most notorious pot smokers during the Summer of Love are now rekindling their love for marijuana, and legalization is probably why. According to the most recent National Read the full article…

Marijuana Is A Boomer Business

More baby boomers join the marijuana industry.

COLORADO:  In his dark suit and red tie, Washington State Rep. Roger Goodman (D) could have been speaking to bankers or programmers. His audience of graying men (there were only a few women) wore coats, ties and khakis and sat in neat rows of black chairs in a basement ballroom at Denver’s Colorado Convention Center Read the full article…

Alice, 91, Attends "Controversial Issues" Class: What's Your Take On Medical Marijuana?

The consensus was that medical marijuana is great and does not have the side effects of prescription drugs used for pain, stress and for sleep, say nothing of the risks and high cost of prescription pharmaceuticals.

CALIFORNIA: My mother in law, Alice never attended college as a young person. She’s making up for lost time now though.  Twice a week she packs a lunch and goes to the local community college for the Learning In Retirement series of classes. You might find your aging parent in class somewhere, too. She loves it.  There’s Read the full article…

Alice, 91, Attends "Controversial Issues" Class: What's Your Take On Medical Marijuana?

Students at Oregon State University will have a chance to help shape policies related to marijuana legalization in Oregon as part of a new public policy course taught this winter.

CALIFORNIA: My mother in law, Alice never attended college as a young person. She’s making up for lost time now though.  Twice a week she packs a lunch and goes to the local community college for the Learning In Retirement series of classes. You might find your aging parent in class somewhere, too. She loves it.  There’s Read the full article…

As America Legalizes Marijuana, AARP Generation Quintuples Experimentation

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Making marijuana legal will encourage use, especially by young people. That is the go-to line for any drug prohibitionist who has been bludgeoned by the onslaught of marijuana legalization and medical marijuana exceptions now passed in 20 American states. Unfortunately for them, the latest polling data from Gallup seems to show that further liberalization of American marijuana policy Read the full article…