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Here's how to introduce the boomer in your life to weed

Here's how to introduce the boomer in your life to weed

Your boomer relatives may be more chill than you think. 

Recreational marijuana is legal in 11 states, and medically legal in 33. This month, Michigan opened its first legal dispensaries, and Illinois is set to do the same in January

As weed becomes less taboo, older Americans who grew up in an era of cannabis prohibition are showing more interest in using it; a 2018 study in the Drug and Alcohol Dependence Journal found that since 2006, the number of baby boomers who have used marijuana doubled. In 2015, the Pew Research Center reported that 38 percent percent of Republican boomers and 66 percent of Democrat boomers support weed legalization. Another Pew Research Center poll taken this year saw that number jump — 49 percent of Republican boomers and 81 percent of Democrat boomers now favor legalization.  Read more…

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