Cannabis and elderly
Browse the latest research linking medical marijuana / medicinal cannabis and elderly.
Considerations for the use of cannabis and cannabinoids by elderly people
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cannabis elderly,opioid in humans via survey (n=2736) Epidemiological characteristics, safety and efficacy of medical cannabis in the elderly. Mar 2018
Positive  Our study finds that the therapeutic use of cannabis is safe and efficacious in the elderly population. Cannabis use may decrease the use of other prescription medicines, including opioids
cannabis elderly in humans via survey (n=136) Qualitative Analysis of Cannabis Use Among Older Adults in Colorado. Mar 2019
Older adults want more information about cannabis and desire to communicate with their healthcare providers. Older adults who used cannabis for medical purposes reported positive outcomes but highlighted difficulties in accessing medical cannabis.