“Elder Use of Marijuana” – Time Goes By: What it’s really like to get old

“A new report has found that cannabis use by people over age 50 has increased significantly and outpaced growth across all other age groups.”

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“One of the most common afflictions that comes with old age is pain – from arthritis to cancer to neuropathy to back and neck pain to those random aches and pains that come and go and seem to have no known cause.

“For many, pain is almost a definition of growing old and these days, increasing numbers of elders are using cannabis (also known as pot, weed, reefer, maryjane, etc.) to treat their pain. As UPI reported in January,

”A new report has found that cannabis use by people over age 50 has increased significantly and outpaced growth across all other age groups.

Read this column at Time Goes By: What it’s really like to get old in its entirety, click here.

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