Boomers Who Use Legal Marijuana Aren’t Primarily Looking for a High

Boomers Who Use Legal Marijuana Aren’t Primarily Looking for a High

A survey found that boomers tend to use marijuana for specific purposes at certain times of the day, such as before bedtime to help them sleep. In states where marijuana is legal for medicinal or recreational use, 12 percent of people age 50 and older have used it in the past six months, and another
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The Court Case That Launched The Medical Cannabis Movement

The Court Case That Launched The Medical Cannabis Movement

Transcript Project CBD: Welcome to another edition of Cannabis Conversations. We’re very happy to have Alice O’Leary Randall as our guest today. Alice O’Leary Randall is one of the preeminent elder stateswoman of the medical marijuana community in the United States. She is the author, most recently, of the book Medical Marijuana in America: Memoir of a
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CBD and Chemotherapy Side Effects

CBD and Chemotherapy Side Effects

Those undergoing chemotherapy treatments for cancer can experience uncomfortable and sometimes debilitating side effects. Chemotherapy – or “chemo” — is a category of intravenously administered medicines or drugs that are designed to attack rapidly growing cancer cells. The drugs are very strong, and they kill any cell growing fast, even healthy ones. This can lead
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THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA FOR SENIORS

THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA FOR SENIORS

Marijuana has had a turbulent history in the United States. Starting in the mid-1990s, however, there was a push to introduce the medical benefits of cannabis to the American people once again—”once again,” because before the 20th century, marijuana was almost entirely legal. Beginning in the 1910s, states began to ban the sale of marijuana,
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