70th AHCA/NCAL Convention and Expo
Thirty-one states and the District of Columbia currently have laws legalizing marijuana in some form. Other states will soon join legalizing medical marijuana after recently passing measures permitting use of medical marijuana or recreational marijuana.
More and more seniors are utilizing medical marijuana, but many nursing homes and assisted living faciltiies don't know how to deal with these residents, or even staff who are taking medical marijuana. But although the path has been tricky, the benefits for residents are real. in this era of this growing green industry, it is important to understand the important legal landscape of medical marijuana, the risks involved, and how it affects health care providers, employed staff, and residents.