Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Senior Reefer

Joint Effort: Reefer Roadshow Asks Seniors to Support Medical Pot - WSJ.com

...Mr. Platshorn, 69 years old, decided to focus on his fellow seniors—a group that isn't exactly high on the idea of medical marijuana. People who are 65 and older helped sink a 2010 ballot initiative to legalize pot in California, voting 66% against it, more than any other age group, according to exit polls.

"Nobody in the marijuana movement is talking to seniors," Mr. Platshorn says. Yet "seniors are the only damn people that go to the polls." In Florida, people 65 and older represent 24% of eligible voters compared with 18% nationally, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of census data...

2 comments:

billy pilgrim said...

someone ought to do something about all these senior citizens. first they bankrupt medicare now they scuttle the pot initiatives.

Bob said...

I suggest bong reeducation camps.