Category Archives: adults

What Do The Latest Studies Say About Older Adults Using Cannabis?

Many seniors are well aware of the litany of serious adverse side-effects associated with available prescription drugs and perceive medical cannabis to be a practical and potentially safer alternative. Our parents and grandparents, pretty much anyone over the age of 65, are among the most vulnerable in the population. Their age alone makes them prone […]

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 treatment. A study by researchers at University of California San Diego […]

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 marijuana or enjoy edibles increased 75% from 2015 to 2018. Now, […]