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.
Sue Cox has been battling Multiple Sclerosis since 2014 but says weed is the only thing that has ever helped ease her excruciating symptoms.
Pam St. Clement as revealed that she uses medicinal cannabis every day.
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.
Seniors often have basic questions about marijuana, says Sudbury clinic supervisor.
Bingo was never that interesting.
Photo credit Yana Paskova Ruth Brunn finally said yes to marijuana. She is 98.
There might be something special about grandma’s latest batch of brownies.
‘I didn’t know what to look for,’ says Judith Brooke of her attempts to procure cannabis.
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.