Rising Cannabis Use Among Older Americans During the Pandemic

A new study reveals an increase in cannabis use among older Americans, with 12% reporting THC-containing substance consumption in the past year, a rise from pre-pandemic levels. The study highlights a connection between high-risk alcohol consumption and increased cannabis use in this age group. Experts call for increased education and screening of older adults for cannabis-related risks, emphasizing the potential interactions with medications and mental health impacts.

https://neurosciencenews.com/aging-cannabis-use-disorder-25304/

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