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Medical Marijuana for Seniors

Jim Finnel

Fallen Cannabis Warrior & Ex News Moderator

Retirement Living TV roots are in Erickson Retirement Communities, the National Institutes of Health, non-profit research foundations, the Erickson School of Aging Studies at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), and leading gerontologists across the country. They are the foremost experts on aging and seniors. They are the new voice of a generation under-served by the media industry. They hope to change not only the way you watch TV, but the way you live your life. The following is a program aired August 1st to covering the topic of Medical Marijuana.

Aging and Medical Marijuana

Doctors and scientists have found medical cannabis effective in both managing symptoms and treating illness associated with aging.

ASA Medical Marijuana Condition-based Unions Survey

In order to better serve you and the movement for safe and legal access, Americans for Safe Access has put together a Condition-based Union Survey. If you are a member of an ASA condition-based union, a person who uses medical cannabis to control or manage symptoms of an illness or injury, a caregiver, friend, health professional or physician, please take a few minutes to complete this survey.

ASA's Senior Union

The Senior Union works with Americans for Safe Access to distribute important research information to medical professionals, work with other senior organizations to support patients' right to cannabis in lieu of failed alternatives, and advocate for safe and legal access to cannabis for all seniors who need it. The Senior Union is open to seniors who use medical cannabis, caregivers, family members, researchers, physicians, and other health providers who support the use of medical cannabis.

AARP poll on Medical Marijuana

The following is a survey conducted on behalf of AARP in December of 2004. The goal of this survey was to gather opions about the medical use of marijuana.

Source: ASA:Medical Marijuana for Seniors

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