Grandmothers and Medical Marijuana: A New Growth Industry - Cannabis News

Inspired partly by their own use of the drug for pain relief, or by caring for others who use it for their own aches, these women see viable business opportunities and view their work as therapeutic for their customers.

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The 'Mary Kay for marijuana' throws pot-selling parties for seniors - Cannabis News

In California, seniors are getting together to sample weed-laced lip balms, topical ointments, and tinctures in Mary Kay-style parties at their retirement communities.

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‘Gateway’ to cannabis relief: Topicals get to the bottom of aches, pains – Cannabis News

Move over, Tiger Balm, Body Crème or Bengay. More and more seniors are turning to marijuana-infused skin preparations called “topicals” and some people swear by them to relieve muscle pain, arthritis and skin irritation.

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When Seniors Visit a Cannabis Store, There are Questions Aplenty – Cannabis News

Adults in late middle age tended to consume more cannabis than those of retirement age – but that seems to be quickly changing.

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When Retirement Comes With a Daily Dose of Cannabis – Cannabis News

From retirement communities to nursing homes, older Americans are increasingly turning to marijuana for relief from aches and pains.

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Why More Americans in Their 50s and 60s Are Smoking Pot – Cannabis News

Older Americans are among the fastest growing groups of pot users, according to recent research and drug surveys.

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Grandma, Are You Smoking Pot? – Cannabis News

A recent study found a 71 percent increase in the number of people older than 49 who reported using marijuana between 2006 and 2013.

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A cannabis marketing company is bringing pot parties to the elderly – Cannabis News

In April 2015, Carrie Tice was despairing over her 80-year-old mother’s advancing Alzheimer’s when a caregiver at her senior center in California recommended giving her a topical dose of marijuana.

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Seniors are the wild card in Florida’s medical marijuana vote – Cannabis News

There’s a big battle at Florida's ballot box in just three weeks: medical marijuana.

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Seniors are the wild card in Florida’s medical marijuana vote – Cannabis News

There’s a big battle at Florida's ballot box in just three weeks: medical marijuana.

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Marijuana social network is coming for seniors – Cannabis News

Take it as an indicator in the rapidly changing world of cannabis use, but a group of senior citizens are organizing their own social network to discuss marijuana.

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Seniors with access to medical marijuana use fewer prescription drugs – Cannabis News

Physicians wrote significantly fewer prescriptions for painkillers and other medications for elderly and disabled patients who had legal access to medical marijuana, a new study finds.

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Meet Sue Taylor, the Black Grandmother Leading the Charge to Bring Marijuana to the Elderly – Cannabis News

Sue is one of just two people certified through the State of California to educate senior living facility staff and caregivers about medical marijuana.

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Seniors Now The Fastest Growing Demographic Of Cannabis Users – Marijuana News

The 55-and-older crowd is now the fastest-growing demographic of pot users in the country.

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Australian research finds cannabis more popular with older people than ever before


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