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12 Oct

Americans age 55 and up are population of the fastest increase of marijuana users in legal states

How medical marijuana could help our aging community to get the most out of retirement The legalization of medical cannabis increases workplace participation among those aged 50 and older. According to a study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, states that passed medical marijuana into law saw a significant boost to older Americans’

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11 Nov

5 Legal Medical Marijuana Uses For Elderly Patients

Kari L. Franson, PharmD, PhD, BCPP, of the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy described the evidence for using medical marijuana in older patient populations during a session at the 2015 American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada. Although many states have approved medical marijuana use for

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19 Jul

Researchers Study Methods to Reduce Age Changes in Brain

Researchers Study Methods to Reduce Age Changes in Brain While humans are living longer, the prevalence of dementia is also on the rise. And many researchers believe factors such as stress, accumulation of toxic waste products as well as inflammation accelerate aging in the brain. However, scientists are also learning that certain mechanisms can protect

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02 Jul

Stephen Colbert Tells Seniors "Lay Off Doobage" After Highlighting Laguna Woods Village—pot-smoking-seniors? In a hilarious plug for Laguna Woods Village, a retirement community in California, Stephen Colbert worries that if too many seniors start smoking medical marijuana, many of Stephen’s older friends, literally, will call him with more random questions and statements than he already gets.     Daily Dose

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08 Jun

Southern California Seniors Turn to Cannabis in Retirement Community

By Gillian Flaccus |  AP Joe Schwartz is a 90-year-old great-grandfather of three who enjoys a few puffs of pot each night before he crawls into bed in the Southern California retirement community he calls home. The World War II veteran and stroke sufferer smokes the drug to alleviate debilitating nausea and is one of

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