Florida seniors' interest in medical marijuana a pivotal election point

Florida seniors’ personal interest in MMJ pivotal

The debate over legalizing medical marijuana in Florida constantly generates talk of young people potentially flooding the polls. But seniors are the most reliable voters and could be key to the outcome of the measure.

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A grow of your very own: Nation’s capital a hotbed for DIY cannabis

From young tokers to elderly first-timers to avid gardeners, the grow-your-own scene has bloomed in Washington, D.C. For the customers crowding a grow store, home growing is on par with home brewing. The regulars swap tips, buy supplies, brag about their results.

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Former NFL pros say CBD oil vital pain-management tool

After years of managing pain through the use of alcohol, nonprescription anti-inflammatory drugs and highly addictive opioids, some former football players are turning to cannabis for relief.

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Study: National medical marijuana laws would save lives — and a billion taxpayer dollars

A fascinating study in Health Affairs last year by a father-daughter pair of public policy researchers found that Medicare prescriptions for things like painkillers, antidepressants and anti-anxiety medications dropped sharply in states that introduced a medical marijuana program. The implication? Offered the choice between taking medication prescribed by a doctor…