Marijuana use is rising sharply among seniors over 65, study says, and there are serious risks

By Sandee LaMotte | CNN The sweet scent of baking cookies wafting from grandma’s house may be mixed with a more pungent aroma these days. The smell of marijuana. The numbers of American seniors over age 65 who now smoke marijuana or use edibles increased two-fold between 2015 and 2018,…

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Legal marijuana one factor causing Colorado’s rising insurance premiums

Published: Feb 27, 2018, 10:32 am • Updated: Feb 27, 2018, 10:34 am By Aldo Svaldi, The Denver Post Auto insurance premiums in Colorado rose at the third-fastest rate of any state in the country and at more than three times the pace of inflation over the past six years,…

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Canada: Rising Popularity Of Medical Marijuana Among Veterans Associated With Declining Opioid Use

(image via Canada.com) By Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director Rising rates of medical cannabis use among Canadian military veterans is associated with a parallel decline in the use of prescription opiates and benzodiazepenes, according to federal data recently provided to The Globe and Mail. According to records provided by Veterans…

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