Tuesday, September 26, 2017
The title of this post is the title of this effective 5+ minute segment that aired today on the NPR midday show Here & Now. Here is how the program's website sets up the segment:
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.