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  • More Boomers are smoking marijuana
  • More Boomers are smoking marijuana
    Christian Siedler (2014) ©

More Boomers are smoking marijuana

Smoking weed is usually thought to be the preserve of rebellious teenagers, bored students and old hippies. But research suggests that an increasing number of older people are sparking up. And very few of them are worried about the effect regular use has on their health.



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    If you wanted to get your hands on an ounce of weed or a gram of coke, chances are you’d call a dealer, meet them in their car and do the deal in cash. But the days of waiting around in the cold for your next high are gone; whether legal or not, more and more people are ordering drugs online.

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