seniors

  1. Ian Bastage

    Cannabis For Seniors — A 420 Magazine Review By Ian Bastage

    Would I buy this book for my Aunt Faye? She is a tough old woman, who spent most of her life as a no-nonsense farmer’s wife. Now that she has reached an advanced age, she is living alone and health problems have started to dominate her life, as they do for so many of us. The revolving door of...
  2. Ron Strider

    Seniors Becoming Fastest Growing Marijuana Users

    Seniors are becoming as the fastest growing segment of the marijuana industry. According to a national survey, usage among adults 65 and older is up 250 percent, while adults 50-65 have also increased usage nearly 58 percent. “I’ve generally felt that recreational drugs of any kind were no...
  3. Ron Strider

    CA: Seniors Take Cautious Embrace Of Medical Marijuana

    At first glance, the monthly meeting of the Rossmoor Medical Marijuana Education and Support Club looks like many of the 200 other clubs within this community of 10,000, most 55 or older. The club is Rossmoor's second-largest, as measured by its 600 email followers, behind only the Democrats...
  4. Ron Strider

    Seniors Build The First Hemp Tiny Homes In Washington State

    I dream of living in a tiny home with hemp insulation and solar panels on top. Suddenly finding myself 71, I've realized I need a safe, secure, warm home, a tiny home on wheels. Many seniors on social security find themselves forced to live on less than $800 a month – you have to be creative...
  5. K

    FL: Seniors Are The Wild Card In Medical Marijuana Vote

    There's a big battle at the ballot box in just three weeks: medical marijuana. Both sides are fighting for what could be the deciding vote — senior citizens. It's the second round for Amendment 2. In 2014, it narrowly failed getting 57% of the 60% supermajority needed to pass. Last time...
  6. K

    FL: Seniors Are The Wild Card In Medical Marijuana Vote

    There's a big battle at the ballot box in just three weeks: medical marijuana. Both sides are fighting for what could be the deciding vote — senior citizens. It's the second round for Amendment 2. In 2014, it narrowly failed getting 57% of the 60% supermajority needed to pass. Last time...
  7. K

    IL: Seniors Told Medical Marijuana 'Isn't Just Smoking A Joint'

    Seniors filled the Oswego Senior Center community room Tuesday to learn more about medical marijuana, a treatment option defenders say often gets a bad rap. "There are a lot of options for treatment - it isn't just smoking a joint," said Cat Stewart from Chicago-based Cresco Labs, a medical...
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    IL: Seniors Told Medical Marijuana 'Isn't Just Smoking A Joint'

    Seniors filled the Oswego Senior Center community room Tuesday to learn more about medical marijuana, a treatment option defenders say often gets a bad rap. "There are a lot of options for treatment - it isn't just smoking a joint," said Cat Stewart from Chicago-based Cresco Labs, a medical...
  9. C

    Seniors Are Filling Their Prescriptions - At a Pot Shop

    The 55-and-older crowd is now the fastest-growing demographic of pot users in the country. Between 2013 and 2014, the number increased from 2.8 million to 4.3 million. In California, where medical marijuana is legal, seniors are learning how to fill their prescriptions – at a pot shop. They...
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    Seniors Are Filling Their Prescriptions - At a Pot Shop

    The 55-and-older crowd is now the fastest-growing demographic of pot users in the country. Between 2013 and 2014, the number increased from 2.8 million to 4.3 million. In California, where medical marijuana is legal, seniors are learning how to fill their prescriptions – at a pot shop. They...
  11. R

    Seniors And Marijuana

    Sue Taylor works hard to stay fit, and stay healthy. This 68-year-old is a regular at the gym, eats kale to keep her cholesterol down, and at home, "homemade" is her motto. But there's one thing in her healthy lifestyle that may come as a surprise: she includes MARIJUANA in her quest to stay...
  12. R

    Medical marijuana and federal housing issues

    As more states recognized the benefits of medical marijuana some issues have arisen. One such issue is using medical marijuana and living in federal housing. Recently in the news an 87 year old woman has been evicted from her housing for using medical marijuana for her painful arthritis. The...
  13. G

    Old timer as a new member

    I am very new to the cannabis nation. I have done a lot of recent research throughout the Internet on benefits of cannabis. I am now motivated to try growing my own crop. I am an old guy, retired from college teaching, married with two grown children that I punished for doing the same thing...