Survey: Cannabis Use Becoming Common Among Older Adults

COLORADO: The use of cannabis is relatively common among those over the age of 65 who reside in a legal marijuana state, according to data published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Investigators from the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus anonymously surveyed older adults at a pair of ambulatory geriatric primary care clinics in Colorado. Thirty-two Read the full article…

How Does The Baby-Boomer Generation Get Their Weed?

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…

Boomers Stand To Benefit Most From Medical Marijuana

FLORIDA:  Baby boomers are the group that stands to benefit most from medical marijuana, and their numbers may be key to whether Amendment 2 passes or fails, activists say. In addition, industry experts say boomers 50 and older will likely drive growth of medical marijuana revenue. The latest poll released Monday by Connecticut-based Quinnipiac University Read the full article…

Oregon Conference On Cannabis Therapeutics Explores The Endocannabinoid System and Aging

OREGON: Patients Out of Time will bring their clinical cannabis conference series to Portland, Oregon, offering professional training and continuing education credits for doctors, nurses, other health care professionals. Pre-conference workshops take place on May 8th at Portland University Place Hotel, with separate tracks for doctors, for nurses, and, new this year, for lawyers (offering CLEs), aimed at those who are Read the full article…

Why National Marijuana Legalization Will Inevitably Happen, In One Chart

More and more, it seems like national marijuana legalization is happening, and happening fast. Marijuana is now legal in Colorado and Washington state, and state and local authorities around the country are rapidly following suit to decriminalize recreational pot or legalize its use for medical purposes. States like New Jersey are mulling legalizing the possession of small Read the full article…