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Grannies for Grass

If you were around 20 years old in 1967, you were at a prime age to enjoy the Summer of Love and all that came with it: the “free love,” the freed minds, the freely flowing substances. Your age puts you at the front end of the baby boomer generation, that massive population that defined a new America with its anti-establishment principles. Oh, and here’s more good news: You're now eligible for Social Security.

Casual relationships and passionate social activism may be well behind most baby boomers today, but some still are enjoying altering their reality. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, the number of adults over age 50 who smoke marijuana has been steadily rising for a decade.

If you were around 20 years old in 1967, you were at a prime age to enjoy the Summer of Love and all that came with it: the “free love,” the freed minds, the freely flowing substances. Your age puts you at the front end of the baby boomer generation, that massive population that defined a new America with its anti-establishment principles. Oh, and here’s more good news: You're now eligible for Social Security.

Casual relationships and passionate social activism may be well behind most baby boomers today, but some still are enjoying altering their reality. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, the number of adults over age 50 who smoke marijuana has been steadily rising for a decade.
So many older people have come out as pot smokers, The New York Times reports, that one pro-marijuana group has launched Grannies For Grass, an affiliation of happy advocates with chapters in three Midwestern states.

Aging baby boomers helped coin a term and create an age-defying economy around the “midlife crisis,” but that’s not what boomer-toking is about. Quite the contrary, in fact: The crisis for them is over.

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deacon's picture

grannies for grass

now that's something i could wrap my arms around ;)
deacon

If we deny truth before your very eyes,then the rest of what we have to say,is of little consequence

Any granny that can

extract herself from the decades of indoctrination she is pummeled with daily, I call a genius.

Go Granny, Go!

That was a Beach Boys tune, wasn't it?

Electable Ron Paul is my hero.

"All of us ... are genius"

- The Futureheads

dducks

That is too cute:))

"Its easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled."
Mark Twain