As marijuana sales reach an all-time high in Canada, senior citizens have a significant hand in rising legal cannabis use in the country.
Researchers at Northwell Health conducted a questionnaire of older men and women to assess the efficacy of cannabis for pain management.
The latest scientific study, this one from Israel, reveals that patients over the age of 65 benefit greatly from the herbal treatment.
Tuesday's episode of the daytime talk show "The Doctors" examined the skyrocketing use of senior citizens turning to cannabis for medicinal purposes.
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.
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The AHA recommend users shy away from smoking or vaping.