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Most educational materials coming out about cannabis are rooted in its benefits, not in scare tactics, which makes broaching the subject with your aging parents all the easier.
According to a new report, boomers have become an “important and growing segment” of cannabis consumers following legalization, while high schoolers have lowered monthly usage.
A new study found that cannabis consumption rates amongst adults aged 65 and older had the largest increase, suggesting that older adult generations may be able to work longer and experience a well-being boost due to cannabis consumption.
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.
Back in 2017, the Drug Enforcement Agency needed to make sure law enforcement officials were keeping up with the evolving nature of drug slang.
Baby boomers are getting high in increasing numbers, reflecting growing acceptance of the drug as treatment for various medical conditions, according to a study published Monday in the journal Addiction.
The findings reveal overall use among the 50-and-older study group increased “significantly” from 2006 to 2013. Marijuana users peaked between ages 50 to 64, then declined among the 65-and-over crowd.
A federal agency is reporting that legalized marijuana may be one way to control costs as more seniors are looking to the plant than opioids.