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SENIORS INCREASE REC/MED CONSUMPTION

More than any other age group, Canadians over the age of 65 have increased their consumption of cannabis since legalization.
Global News

  • Those 65 and older are the least likely group to consume cannabis. However, the number of people older than 65 consuming cannabis in 2019 (more than 400,000) has increased nearly tenfold since 2012 (roughly 40,000). Le Devoir—In French
  • Per Statistics Canada’s latest numbers, more than 25% of 65+ cannabis consumers are new to cannabis—more than twice the 10% of new users aged 25 to 44.

The Canadian Association of Retired Persons will give its 300,000 members a 20% discount on MED.
Cannabis IRL

Quick Hits

  1. One of the 92 Canadians who have received expedited pardons for cannabis possession convictions described the process to The Leaf. Turns out she would have preferred expungement.
    The Leaf
  2. Supreme Cannabis announced the departure of co-founder and Chief Advocacy Officer John Fowler, shocking many across the sector, where Fowler is well liked.
    Twitter—Jameson Berkow