Category Archives: seniors

Medical Marijuana Will Be Prohibited in Missouri Veterans Nursing Homes

After Missouri voters approved a new medical marijuana program by a decisive margin of 65 to 35 percent in November, the state’s veterans have been playing the waiting game. Forget getting their cannabis covered by the government—would they finally be able to talk to their VA doctors about ditching opioids for cannabis (in the case […]

Silver Heads: Medical Cannabis Advocacy for Seniors

Seniors, like many other demographics, can benefit immensely from cannabis. Here are a few groups dedicated to educating and advocating for them: Grannies for Grass Silver Heads/ High Times This organization has grown to include chapters all over the United States and international locations in countries such as Canada, Denmark and Australia. There are 73 […]

Study Finds Marijuana Use Among Baby Boomers Doubled in Past Decade

Emerging cannabis research often ends up disproving stereotypes about who consumes weed. Now, a new study seems to undermine the assumption that weed is primarily consumed by young people. In fact, new data shows that the number of senior citizens smoking weed has seen a rapid increase in recent years. New Data Points to Increasing Cannabis […]