Many seniors are well aware of the litany of serious adverse side-effects associated with available prescription drugs and perceive medical cannabis to be a practical and potentially safer alternative.
Our parents and grandparents, pretty much anyone over the age of 65, are among the most vulnerable in the population.
Their age alone makes them prone to so many illnesses and conditions because it's simply part of getting old. Things that afflict the elderly can range from seemingly harmless insomnia and back pain, and there are also those who are dependent on medications for chronic pain, kidney disease, Alzheimer's, and so much more.
Because of that, it isn't surprising that more and more of them are looking for safer ways to medicate in order to manage a wide assortment of health problems. A recent study published in the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) revealed that cannabis use among those aged 65 and up continue to increase...
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