Is cannabis a budding treatment for seniors’ ailments?

According to recent media reports and a geriatric specialist at Providence Health Care, the answer is a cautious yes. The confluence of our aging population with the legalization of cannabis means seniors are turning over a new leaf with regard to pain management in order to optimize quality of life and enjoyment of their golden years.

While little scientific data exists about cannabis use among the elderly and the risks involved, the movement towards cannabis treatment is a trend geriatric specialists are carefully observing.