Old People Get Sad, Too – New Study Finds Cannabis Very Effective at Treating Depression in Elderly Patients

According to a recent study from Tel Aviv, Israel, continued consumption of pharmaceutical-grade marijuana has been shown to be effective in reducing depression as well as opioid use and pain among older patients. The findings, which were published in the Biomedicines medical journal, came about after Israeli researchers analyzed self-reported results among 119 elderly patients with a mean age of 79.