Study: Cannabis Use By Seniors On The Rise

(Sonya Yruel/Drug Policy Alliance)

(Sonya Yruel/Drug Policy Alliance)

NEW YORK, NY — Self-reported marijuana use by those age 50 and older is increasing, according to demographic data published online ahead of print in the journal Addiction.

Researchers at New York University’s School of Medicine and at Columbia University evaluated marijuana use patterns for those over 50 years of age for the years 2006 to 2013.

Investigators reported that the prevalence of past-year cannabis use rose approximately…

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