Cannabis Baby Boomers

When Eaze, a cannabis delivery app, first began its battle in 2014 to win over the hearts and minds of California lawmakers, executives at the young startup didn’t know they sat on a powerful secret weapon: grandma and grandpa. Traditional marijuana delivery usually involves searching for a nearby dispensary, ascertaining its delivery policies, texting in […]

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Ageing baby boomers are becoming the largest group of problem drinkers and drug users, doctors have said. Deaths caused by drink and drugs are rising in older people but Britain has still not woken up to the changing face of addiction, according to the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Their report has recommended that over-65s be […]

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Ageing baby boomers are becoming the largest group of problem drinkers and drug users, doctors have said. Deaths caused by drink and drugs are rising in older people but Britain has still not woken up to the changing face of addiction, according to the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Their report has recommended that over-65s be […]

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Glenn Cormier knows he has a customer base for his retail pot shop waiting to bloom on Bowen. “For me, in all honesty on Bowen Island, the market that I’m going after is baby boomers,” said Cormier on Monday. Surveying the new pub building set to finish construction this spring, Cormier points to three retail […]

As legalization spreads throughout the nation, the cannabis industry is gaining credibility in multiple sectors, including education, testing and consumer data. I recently spoke with Linda Gilbert, Managing Director of Consumer Insights for BDS Analytics, a Colorado-based company specializing in cannabusiness-driven data, who emphasized that, despite the stereotypes, “There is no one cannabis consumer.” There […]

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As legalization spreads throughout the nation, the cannabis industry is gaining credibility in multiple sectors, including education, testing and consumer data. I recently spoke with Linda Gilbert, Managing Director of Consumer Insights for BDS Analytics, a Colorado-based company specializing in cannabusiness-driven data, who emphasized that, despite the stereotypes, “There is no one cannabis consumer.” There […]

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CLOSE Over 180 companies submitted applications to become medical marijuana cultivators in Ohio. Wochit A cannabis bud lying on a messy pile of cash.(Photo: Getty Images) More Ohio adults are using marijuana than ever before, according to recently released state data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). The number of weed-smoking adults […]

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Baby boomers – defined as those over 55 – are the primary consumers of marijuana, according to Statistics Canada, and marijuana storefront operators say many of their regular clients are over age 55.   The Statistics Canada report Experimental Estimates of Cannabis Consumption in Canada showed that around five million Canadians used pot in 2015, […]

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  Aging baby boomers are the primary consumers of marijuana, according to Statistics Canada, and marijuana storefront operators say many of their regular clients are over age 55.  The Statistics Canada report Experimental Estimates of Cannabis Consumption in Canada showed that around five million Canadians used pot in 2015, and many of them were older […]

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