AGING /USE BY SENIORS

 

Post-Menopausal Hot Flashes by Anonymous        (abst – undated)

http://www.rxmarijuana.com/shared_comments/menopause.htm

 

Changes in cannabinoid receptor binding and mRNA levels in several

brain regions of aged rats      (full – 1998)       http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9748581

 

The Peripheral Cannabinoid Receptor CB2 and CD40 Are Novel Biological Markers That Predict Outcome in Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma of Elderly Patients.

(abst – 2004)  http://abstracts.hematologylibrary.org/cgi/content/abstract/104/11/3256?maxtoshow=&hits=80&RESULTF   ORMAT=&fulltext=cannabinoid&searchid=1&FIRSTINDEX=800&resourcetype=HWCIT

 

Using Marijuana in Adulthood: the Experience of a Sample of Users in Oklahoma City. (abst – 2005)                            http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16537332

 

Older Americans Have Stake in Medical Marijuana Struggle       (news – 2005)

http://www.entheology.org/edoto/anmviewer.asp?a=242

 

Pass the Doobie, pops       (news – 2005)

http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Pass+the+doobie%2c+pops.-a0131273013

 

Projecting drug use among aging baby boomers in 2020.        (abst – 2006)

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16275134

 

Decreased age-related cardiac dysfunction, myocardial nitrative stress, inflammatory gene expression, and apoptosis in mice lacking fatty acid amide hydrolase.

(full – 2007)              http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2225473/?tool=pubmed

 

Anorexia of aging in long term care: is dronabinol an effective appetite stimulant?–a pilot study.      (abst – 2007)              http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17435963

 

Inflammation and aging: can endocannabinoids help?       (full – 2008)

http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=2408719&tool=pmcentrez

 

Cannabinoid receptor stimulation is anti-inflammatory and improves memory in old rats (full – 2008)                            http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2586121/?tool=pmcentrez

 

Cannabinoids Attenuate the Effects of Aging Upon Neuroinflammation and Neurogenesis.                             (abst – 2008)       http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19385063

 

Gender-dependent increases with healthy aging of the human cerebral cannabinoid-type 1 receptor binding using [(18)F]MK-9470 PET.                                      (abst – 2008)  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18077184

 

CN BC: Expert Testifies Cannabis Helps Slow Aging        (news – 2008)

http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v08/n458/a05.html

 

Could Marijuana Substance Help Prevent Or Delay Memory Impairment In The Aging Brain?          (news – 2008)         http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/11/081119120141.htm

 

Marijuana may be good for the aging brain        (news – 2008)

http://www.news-medical.net/news/2008/11/19/43212.aspx

 

Cannabinoid agonist WIN-55,212-2 partially restores neurogenesis in the aged rat brain (full – 2009)                             http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3011092/?tool=pubmed

 

Cannabinoids attenuate the effects of aging upon neuroinflammation and neurogenesis. (abst – 2009)                              http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19385063

 

Senior Citizens and Medical Marijuana- Cannabis- Orange County Seniors demand Medical Marijuana                                      (news – 2009)  http://patients4medicalmarijuana.wordpress.com/2009/08/12/senior-citizens-and-medical-  marijuanacannabis/

 

The Management of Chronic Pruritus in the Elderly         (full – 2010)

http://www.skintherapyletter.com/2010/15.8/2.html

 

The effects of Cannabis sativa L. seed (hempseed) in the ovariectomized rat model of menopause.   (abst – 2010)             http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21069097

 

Deficiency of CB2 cannabinoid receptor in mice improves insulin sensitivity but increases food intake and obesity with age.                                 (abst – 2010)  http://www.springerlink.com/content/g037q1lh40l15161/

 

Older Adults’ Pot Use Up      (news – 2010)

http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v10/n138/a02.html?1189

 

Bongs for Boomers: Marijuana Use Increasing Among Seniors (news – 2010)  http://seniorliving.about.com/b/2010/05/13/bongs-for-boomers-marijuana-use-increasing-among-  seniors.htm

 

Medical Marijuana Raises Tough Questions for Nursing Homes        (news – 2010)  http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/10/27/medical-marijuana-raises-tough-questions-in-nursing-  homes/

 

Marijuana Use By Seniors Goes Up As Boomers Age       (news – 2010)

http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v10/n136/a01.html?1189

 

Pot Breaks the Age Barrier        (news – 2010)

http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v10/n233/a01.html?1190

 

Why Growing Numbers of Baby Boomers and the Elderly Are Smoking Pot (news – 2010)

http://www.alternet.org/story/145808/why_growing_numbers_of_baby_boomers_and_the_elderly_are_sm  oking_pot

 

Pot for Grandma? Middle-Aged Adults Buying Weed for Ailing Parents    (news – 2010)

http://www.parentdish.com/2010/10/11/pot/

 

Role of CB1 cannabinoid receptors on GABAergic neurons in brain aging       (full– 2011)

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3131310/?tool=pubmed

 

Comparison of Cannabinoid CB1 Receptor Binding in Adolescent and Adult Rats: A Positron Emission Tomography Study Using [18F]MK-9470                                       (full – 2011)  http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijmi/2011/548123/

 

Marijuana use among older adults in the U.S.A.: user characteristics, patterns of use, and implications for intervention                                     (abst – 2011)  http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=8259427&fulltextType=RA&f   ileId=S1041610210002176

 

Early onset of aging-like changes is restricted to cognitive abilities and skin structure in Cnr1(-/-) mice.                                (abst – 2011)         http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20724033

 

Gender-dependent increases with healthy aging of the human cerebral cannabinoid-type 1 receptor binding using [(18)F]MK-9470 PET.                                    (abst – 2011)  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18077184

 

Endocannabinoid type 1 receptor gene (CNR1) polymorphisms (rs806381, rs10485170, rs6454674, rs2023239) and cardiovascular risk factors in postmenopausal women.  (abst – 2011)                              http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21480765

 

Are endocannabinoid type 1 receptor gene (CNR1) polymorphisms associated with obesity and metabolic syndrome in postmenopausal Polish women?                                              (abst – 2011)  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20838400

 

125 Year Old Woman Claimed Smoking Cannabis Everyday Was Her Secret to Long Life   (news – 2011)

http://www.hanf-info.ch/info/en/125-Year-Old-Woman-Claimed-Smoking.html

 

Cannabis Use in Long-Term Care: An Emerging Issue for Nurses        (news – 2011)

http://www.nursingcenter.com/_PDF_.aspx?an=00000446-201104000-00013

 

Cannabis Use in Nursing Homes – An Emerging Issue         (news – 2011)

http://berkeleypatientscare.com/2011/12/13/cannabis-use-in-nursing-homes-an-emerging-issue/

 

Endocannabinoid Signaling In Dietary Restriction And Lifespan Extension (news – 2011)                                    http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/225007.php

 

Cannabinoid-1 Receptor Protects The Brain From Aging        (news – 2011)

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/230948.php

 

Seniors’ Medical Pot Collective Faces Opposition in California         (news – 2011)  http://newsfeed.time.com/2011/06/13/seniors-medical-pot-collective-faces-opposition-in-  california/#ixzz21IFtpcj1

 

Bodyguard for the Brain: Researchers Identify Mechanism That Seems to Protect Brain from Aging                         (news – 2011)      http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110712093856.htm

 

Role of CB1 cannabinoid receptors on GABAergic neurons in brain aging      (full – 2012)

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3131310/?tool=pubmed

 

Loss of CB1 receptors leads to differential age-related changes in reward-driven learning and memory.                             (full – 2012)          http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3514639/

 

Can the benefits of cannabinoid receptor stimulation on neuroinflammation, neurogenesis and memory during normal aging be useful in AD prevention?                                          (full – 2012)  http://www.jneuroinflammation.com/content/9/1/10

 

The endocannabinoid, anandamide, augments Notch-1 signaling in cultured cortical neurons exposed to amyloid-beta and in the cortex of aged rats.                                          (full – 2012)  http://www.jbc.org/content/early/2012/08/13/jbc.M112.350678.long

 

Prevalences of illicit drug use in people aged 50 years and over from two surveys. (abst – 2012)                             http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22491805

 

Age-related changes of anandamide metabolism in CB1 cannabinoid receptor knockout mice: correlation with behaviour.                     (abst – 2012)  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11982628

 

Review article: The endocannabinoid system in normal and pathological brain ageing (abst – 2012)                              http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23108550

 

Cannabinoid Type 1 Receptor Gene Polymorphism and Macronutrient Intake. (abst – 2012)                             http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23207972

 

Seniors Benefit Most From Medical Marijuana           (news – 2012)

http://www.doobons.com/blog/2012/04/18/seniors-benefit-most-from-medical-marijuana/

 

NORML’s Eleven Surprising Things About Marijuana That Seniors Need to Know

(news – 2012)      http://www.theweedblog.com/senior-citizens-need-to-know-the-truth-about-marijuana/

 

Pot smoking not tied to middle-age mental decline      (news – 2012)

http://www.mnn.com/health/fitness-well-being/stories/pot-smoking-not-tied-to-middle-age-mental-decline

 

Illicit Drug Use Rising For 50+ Crowd       (news – 2012)

http://news.discovery.com/human/drug-use-rising-elderly-120406.html

 

Reefer tokin’ seniors in South Florida see pain go up in smoke         (news – 2012)

http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2012-07-23/news/fl-toking-oldsters-20120723_1_reefer-pain-seniors

 

Silver Tour: Wall Street Journal Looks At Seniors and Medical Marijuana Use (news – 2012)

http://blog.norml.org/2012/05/29/silver-tour-wall-street-journal-looks-at-seniors-and-medical-marijuana-  use/

 

Seniors having Trouble Getting Medical Marijuana           (news – 2012)  http://www.opposingviews.com/i/health/alternative-medicine/seniors-having-trouble-getting-medical-  marijuana

 

Israel pushing ahead in medical marijuana industry       (news – 2012)  http://news.yahoo.com/israel-pushing-ahead-medical-marijuana-industry-  180817891.html;_ylt=A2KJjbz3o5RQ4BcAYprQtDMD

 

How Cannabinoids May Slow Brain Aging         (news – 2012)

http://healthland.time.com/2012/10/29/how-cannabinoids-may-slow-brain-aging/

 

Aging modifies the enzymatic activities involved in 2-arachidonoylglycerol metabolism. (abst – 2013)                           http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23281018

 

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