Cannabis Baby Boomers

On The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Gareth MorganHeadlines:Opportunities Party leader Gareth Morgan says he doesn’t support raising the age of superannuation but does want means testing. Under his policy everyone would get a Universal Basic Income of $10,000 a year from the age of 65 – you could get more if you retire or are […]

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C-SPANLast week White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer suggested that marijuana legalization contributes to opioid abuse. “When you see something like the opioid addiction crisis blossoming in so many states around this country,” he said, “the last thing we should be doing is encouraging people” by allowing recreational use of marijuana. As critics such as […]

C-SPANLast week White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer suggested that marijuana legalization contributes to opioid abuse. “When you see something like the opioid addiction crisis blossoming in so many states around this country,” he said, “the last thing we should be doing is encouraging people” by allowing recreational use of marijuana. As critics such as […]

’Humboldt’ by Emily Brady (Grand Central Publishing) You may think a non-fiction book about Humboldt County would wax nostalgic about the most famous weed-growing destination in the U.S. But instead of smoked-out tales of counterculture glory, Emily Brady’s Humboldt: Life on America’s Marijuana Frontier delivers nuts-and-bolts personal stories of people in and around the Northern […]

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It should come as no surprise that the fastest-growing group of cannabis consumers in Washington state and other parts of the U.S. are baby boomers. Many boomers, born between 1946 and 1964, smoked weed in their 20s, but stopped as public opinion swayed toward the “Just Say No” attitudes of the ’80s. Now, as they […]

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