Seniors are using marijuana more than ever before

“It’s accepted now,” said one senior. “You used to have to sneak in the back alley to purchase it, but now you can just walk right into the store and buy it, just like you would go to Publix or Winn-Dixie.” https://www.tampabay.com/life-culture/2021/11/01/seniors-are-using-marijuana-more-than-ever-before/

Singer-songwriter David Crosby ranks among the last musicians standing from the Woodstock generation. A Grammy winner twice inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame—as co-founder of both the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, he often serves as a cautionary tale about the dangers of hedonistic excess among the rock star set. https://www.leafly.com/news/lifestyle/david-crosby-recalls-greatest-marijuana-moments

Study: Seniors Report Using Cannabis Products to Mitigate Symptoms Associated with Older Age

Fifteen percent of seniors say they have used cannabis products within the past three years, primarily for therapeutic purposes, according to data from a recent study published in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society. All the study’s participants were at least 65 years of age, and 73 percent were older than 75. https://norml.org/blog/2020/10/26/study-seniors-report-using-cannabis-products-to-mitigate-symptoms-associated-with-older-age/

New York Senate Passes Bill Protecting Medical Marijuana Patients From Eviction

The New York State Senate has approved a bill to grant housing protections for registered medical marijuana patients. Among other things, the measure would prohibit the eviction of tenants for using medical marijuana for a certified medical use. Federal law has not caught up with medical marijuana usage, but the states seem to be moving …

Meet the 81-year-old Beverly Hills rabbi who’s running for office to give people pot

California legalized cannabis for adults in 2016. But the city of Beverly Hills remains a cannabis-free zone. It does not allow any cannabis-related businesses within its limits – not even for medical purposes. Now comes an 81-year-old rabbi who’s running for city council for the express purpose of changing this. https://forward.com/news/national/440806/beverly-hills-california-cannabis-rabbi-jewish/

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