Legalizing Medical Cannabis Increases Workplace Participation Among those 50 and Older

“The legalization of medical cannabis increases workplace participation among those aged 50 and older. This is according to a study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research.

According to the research, ‘health improvements experienced by both groups (older men and women) permit increased participation in the labor market, which led to a ‘9.4 percent increase in the probability of employment and a 4.6 percent to 4.9 percent increase in hours worked per week….’”