Seniors are surging into cannabis country
Twenty-one years after California legalized medical marijuana, those who need it the most — seniors with chronic conditions — have the worst access to it.
Seniors face huge barriers to getting cannabis: insurance does not cover it; their doctor is not knowledgable and the drug is heavily stigmatized among their peers.
But, in the San Francisco Bay Area of California, many seniors report better lives on cannabis. Here’s some of them.