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Older Adults Trying Cannabis For The First Time

Medical marijuana is now legal in over two-thirds of the country, plus Washington D.C., and its prevalence is reaching a new generation. Nope, not Gen Zers coming of legal age; older adults are turning to cannabis, many for the first time, as a medical…

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A Concise Guide To The New World Of Marijuana For Older Adults

A Concise Guide To The New World Of Marijuana For Older Adults
Baby Boomers are giving themselves permission to enjoy old and new ways of consuming cannabis, both recreationally and for the management of pain, anxiety and insomnia.
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Senior Citizen Strongman Finds Relief in Cannabis (And He’s Not the Only One!)

CANNABIS CULTURE –  Older adults are using cannabis as a preventative measure. Case in point,  Mark Burnett (62), strongman from Akron, Ohio, prefers to use CBD for an extra kick to go with his morning vitamins. CBD is subtle in its effects, but Mr. Bu…

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More Older Adults Turn To Cannabis To Treat Common Ailments

Cannabis use is becoming more accepted nationwide, with fewer than a dozen states making it fully illegal. One group turning to cannabis more than ever is older adults. A study published in April found the number of Americans age 65 and older who smoke…

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How marijuana stores attract and keep senior shoppers – even during COVID-19

Cannabis retailers are taking extra steps to attract and retain senior customers at a time when marijuana use is increasing among older Americans. Senior-friendly dispensaries interviewed by Marijuana Business Daily said they have found success by: Bui…

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Study Finds No Long-Term Negative Brain Effects For Older Marijuana Patients

Study Finds No Long-Term Negative Brain Effects For Older Marijuana Patients
Older adults have begun consuming cannabis more than ever, often using the plant to deal with chronic pain.
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More Seniors Turning to Cannabis and Backing Its Legalization

Seniors’ use of cannabis and their support for its legalization is on the upswing. According to nationwide polling data compiled by the Pew Research Center, nearly two-thirds (63 percent) of “Boomers” (those born in the United States between the years …

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Give Cannabis To Elderly People With Chronic Pain, Doctors Say

Experts say cannabis-based medicines, including those that contain THC, should be used instead of opioids. Elderly people with chronic pain including back and joint injuries should be prescribed cannabis instead of conventional painkillers, doctors hav…