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Non-Medical Cannabis and the Older Adult: learn the facts and distinguish them from the fake news!

Public perceptions may be changing about cannabis; however, the fact remains that there is much to learn and that cannabis use in older adults has risks. As the body ages, older adults are more vulnerable to the effects of cannabis due to unique physiology, psychological, social and pharmacological circumstances. Come for a discussion led by Ottawa Public Health on the use of non-medical cannabis by older adults: 

  • Health effects 
  • How to lower risk 
  • How to distinguish fact from fake news regarding cannabis
     

Language

English

Age group

Adult
Adults 50-plus