Senior citizens in Colorado have identified a number of barriers that prevent them from purchasing medical marijuana at the state’s dispensaries.
Cannabis use is soaring among Americans aged 60 and over, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, which polls 70,000 people. Yet there are still many people within this demographic that avoid purchasing medical marijuana and the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus set out to discover why.
Researchers visited senior centres, health clinics, and dispensaries in 13 different counties and spoke to 140 people in a range of focus groups. Some used cannabis and others did not.
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