1 in 8 older adults use cannabis; experts urge screening

A report on people ages 50 through 80 finds that 12% of older adults say they’ve consumed a substance that contains delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in the past year. Additionally, 4% of people in that age group say they have substances that include THC multiple times a week. THC is the part of the cannabis plant that can affect a person’s mental state.

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