Medical Cannabis Use Rising Among Seniors: Study
While cannabis use has been on the rise following the legalization of marijuana in Canada, a new study has found the increase in cannabis use is more pronounced among Canadian seniors.
The study examined surveys conducted by a a commercial medical cannabis provider from 2014 to 2020, and found a gradual increase in the proportion of older medical cannabis users among those surveyed, growing from 17.6% in 2017 to 31.2% in 2019.
Researchers noted that a majority of older respondents said they use cannabis to relieve pain and prefer cannabidiol (CBD) oils over tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).
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