This site is intended to provide information useful to seniors, who are one of the fastest growing groups of cannabis users.
Cannabis for recreational use became legal where I live in Canada, on October 1st, 2018. Since then I have been learning as much as I can about growing, harvesting and using this amazing plant and I will be sharing what I have learned with you.
Many other great sites (some are listed in the right hand column) are available for information about cannabis in general.
Would Using Cannabis Be Right for Me?
Cannabis and Marijuana: What is the Difference?
The term cannabis is a scientific one that refers to three species of plants (sativa, indica and ruderalis), including a form of cannabis sativa called hemp, which contains very little of the psychoactive cannabinoid THC. While the term applies to all forms of cannabis, its common usage is most often refers to cannabis that is used recreationally or medicinally. Hemp is also used as a source of CDB.
Marijuana is another name for the cannabis that is used recreationally or medically. Hemp is not considered to be marijuana.
The Roll-Up, Episode 133: How to Survive a Pandemic
The Roll-Up, Bonus Episode: Coronavirus and Cannabis
If you want to protect your lungs during the pandemic by switching from smoking cannabis to using edibles, here is how you can make a tincture in 3 1/2 hours:
How to Prepare Tinctures From Fresh Cannabis
Note: This video is about making tinctures from fresh cannabis. If you want to make tinctures from dried cannabis buds, the process is the same but you can use less herb - 7 grams of cannabis (1/4 ounce) for each 2 ounces of oil.
Written directions for this process are available on this page.
A Trick for No-Stress Transplanting of Seedlings
How I Set Up My Grow Room
(12:14) Aquarium Water is used to fertilze the cannabis.
How Much Space is Needed to Grow Four Cannabis Plants?
Articles About Seniors' Use of Cannabis
Exploring Marijuana and CBD? A Discovery and Consideration Guide for Seniors
(For those in the USA, this article gives detailed information about the legality of cannabis use in each state.)
10 Things Seniors Should Know about Medical Marijuana from Senior Directory
The Complete Guide to Medical Marijuana and CBD from Aging.com
Seniors and Marijuana from Comfort Life
The Senior's Guide to Medical Marijuana from The Senior List
|“Number one is arthritis. There are tinctures and rubs that you could actually put on your legs, on your knees, across your back, wherever you're having any arthritic pain. Most seniors use the cannabis for pain and to sleep.” - The Seniorist
Cannabis and Seniors: Increasing Use of Marijuana in Elderly.
A Beginner's Guide to Medical Marijuana for Seniors
Websites with Information for Beginning Cannabis Users
Grow Weed Easy (USA)
Leafly (USA and Canada)
All Bud (USA)
Coco For Cannabis
High Times (USA)
The Cannabist (USA) (Denver Post)
I Love Growing Marijuana (Netherlands)
Future Cannabis Project
Medical Genomics (medical focus, primarily podcasts)
Migro (Growing advice, not specific to cannabis)
PBS Broadcasts about Cannabis
It's all Going to Pot (Willie Nelson/ Merle Haggard)
Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die (Willie Nelson)
News Articles (non-Covid-19 related)
"Cannabis Burned During Worship" by Ancient Israelites
Government of Canada Cannabis Act