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Arthritis and CBD Oil: Can Seniors Find Relief?

Rudy Delarenta

Tags alternative medecine, Arthritis, CBD oil, hemp, pain, Swissx

New studies show that seniors--65 and older--are the fastest growing segment of users of hemp products, as laws get modernized and perceived stigma falls away.  Soon, the Globe and Mail says, CBD oils like Swissx will be as common around the old folks home as bifocals. Of course the debilitating disease arthritis does not just affect the elderly: its estimated there 50 million Americans suffer from it.  And there is no cure. But since hemp products have a better safety profile than the usual steroid or opiates--drugs which have a high risk of heart attack, stroke, weakening of bones and...