NPR: Seniors Turn To Medical Marijuana For What Ails Them

September 27, 2017

Published on WBUR by Karen Michael on September 26, 2017

With 29 states allowing medical marijuana, senior citizens have been increasingly seeking its curative powers. But there are many obstacles, ranging from paying for the herb to finding a doctor who is licensed to prescribe.

In New York, considered an especially restrictive medical marijuana state, reporter Karen Michel explores some of the benefits and difficulties for seniors seeking legal pot.

Listen to the full piece below!