After my article on the medical cannabis program at the Hebrew Home in Riverdale was published on Forbes.com, I received several emails from readers.
In hospitals and nursing care facilities across the country, patients are systematically denied access to medical cannabis, even if they are located in states where it is legal.
Delores Saltzman – an 80-year-old medical marijuana patient – was thrown in jail recently after getting caught with less than an eighth of an ounce of cannabis and an expired medical marijuana card.
Around this time of year, Hope Bobowski can’t wait to garden in the flower beds outside her home near Keremeos, in the hills of southern Interior British Columbia.
When over sixty people attended a presentation on weed and pain management at Louisville’s Balfour Senior Living late last month, most of them were joking about coming for the free samples as they settled into their seats.
NDP health critic worries the arrangement could put profit ahead of patient needs.
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.
You’re never too old for weed — at least, that’s according to a new study that shows seniors are the fastest growing marijuana consumers.
Despite your average Shaggy and Scooby-style stereotypes, researchers believe that cannabis could actually help to sharpen our minds later in life.
Adults in their 70s, 80s and 90s are trying cannabis for the first time, hoping the plant will ease chronic pain, insomnia, depression and anxiety after pharmaceutical drugs have failed.