Study shows ‘sharp’ drop in perceived risks of cannabis use in older adults

Study shows ‘sharp’ drop in perceived risks of cannabis use in older adults

The perceived risks associated with regular cannabis use declined among older adults in the United States during a recent 5-year period, a trend analysis showed.Past-year cannabis use in older adults in the United States appears to be increasing: previously published data in JAMA Internal Medicine indicate the percentage jumped from 0.7% in 2009 to 4.2% in 2018.In the new study, Benjamin Han, MD, MPH, a geriatrician and addiction medicine physician in the department of medicine at the University of California, San Diego, and colleagues analyzed data from a repeated cross-sectional sample ofRead More

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