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July 10, 2015

What’s the Deal With Marijuana for Senior Health?

…Norml, the marijuana legal-reform advocacy organization, has a fairly recent map (or see an up-to-date list of states that have decriminalized and/or legalized medical marijuana here). Marijuana legal reform is…

May 9, 2018

Should you be using marijuana?

…impossible to sleep or function. Enter the medical marijuana card—or if you’re in a state with legal recreational marijuana—the trip to the dispensary. Marijuana use is up among older adults,…

April 15, 2013

More Seniors Are Backing Legal Marijuana

…from its legalization. He calls that group ”marijuana’s version of Big Tobacco.” He argues that marijuana is ”scientifically documented to be unsafe.” How the Tide Turns Like many seniors Paul…

November 21, 2014

Three Older Women Experiment With Drugs

…she said, she hopes it’s decriminalized. “I don’t understand what the big deal is about being high on marijuana.” Plus Robert Platshorn: Senior pot activist More seniors are backing marijuana

January 14, 2013

Planet Talk: Robert Platshorn, Senior Pot Activist

Pot activist Robert Platshorn tells seniors they should support marijuana legalization for their own good health – and not just legalization of “medicinal marijuana.”…

June 22, 2014

6,000 steps a day can improve arthritis – and more from the week online

…senior living facilities deal with new marijuana laws? Pro-marijuana site We Love the Herb talked to administrators and discovered that responses to legalization of medical and non-medical marijuana vary widely…

December 14, 2018

To CBD or not to CBD

…than 100 cannabinoids found in marijuana. While some people call it a non-psychoactive cannabinoid –as opposed to THC, the cannabinoid that gives you a high—some experts say a better term…

April 19, 2015

A 103-year-old earns her high school diploma – and more from the week online

…“Just Say Yes: A Marijuana Memoir,” Catherine Hiller challenges assumptions about the affects of longterm marijuana use by describing a lifetime of toking. Hiller first smoked in the early 1960s,…

May 10, 2015

The oldest prom date ever, passwords you can swallow – and more from the week online

…muss or fuss. Of course, there are drawbacks! To read more, click here. Morgan Freeman talks about his new movie and marijuana Actor Morgan Freeman did his bit to promote…

August 3, 2014

Common meds adversely affect the brain + more from the week online

…more here and see a list of meds here. Try this instead? The New York Times last week came out in support of marijuana legalization at the federal level, 23…

December 31, 2013

The 30 Most Popular Reads of the Year on Senior Planet

…step by step. Read more   Robert Platshorn, Senior Pot Activist Pot activist Robert Platshorn tells seniors they should support marijuana legalization for their own good health – and not…

December 31, 2014

2014: A Year of Searching

…“marijuana”; in Washington, where pot also was made legal, people Googled “marijuana store” – along with “rape culture.” Searchers in crunchy Vermont were prime Googlers of “feminism” and “kale.” Texans…

February 13, 2016

How a College Professor Became an Accidental Style Icon

“I was the generation that burned our bras. We were free love, we were all about marijuana, Woodstock, whatever. And to think that we would age compliantly — I mean,…

August 19, 2015

Aging Out of Place in Medellin

…Escobar, the drug lord. Yes, coca and marijuana are all grown in Colombia, but they’re sold in the U.S. It’s the United States that has the problem. So I moved…

December 13, 2013

Blinged Out: Seniors Poke Fun at Kids Today

…very first picture with an iPhone,” Power says on her website. The resulting series, “Our Generation,” shows seniors sporting gold chains, marijuana leaf bling and beanies, accessorized with the requisite…