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A San-Francisco-based startup employs certified wellness consultants who are paid on commission to educate seniors living in California about cannabis, and help them purchase pot products. Octavia Wellness specializes in selling cannabis products that are formulated to avoid causing the psychoactive effects usually associated with smoking pot.
Using Octavia Wellness’s online store, seniors can purchase CBD drops, salves and creams, along with more traditional marijuana products such as vaporizer cartridges, edibles and pot “flowers,” which are also known as bud or leaf marijuana. Octavia Wellness then uses a licensed delivery partner to ship directly to seniors who live in municipalities and communities that allow it.
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A new study by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland has found that more than half of men aged over 50 binge drink, while 22% of women over 50 engage in “heavy episodic drinking." Men who have retired are “significantly more likely” to binge drink, while both men and women with higher education levels are drinking more frequently. London Times