Recently there have been news several stories regarding the increasing use of marijuana for medical purposes around the world and issues associated with it:

The Australian writes that American pensioners are indulging in more than the occasional Werther’s Original as they approach their twilight years and Andrew Sullivan talks about medical marijuana being a tax goldmine.

The Daily Telegraph reports that older Australians find that marijuana is good for their arthritis.

On, Tracey Spicer argues for use of medical marijuana, raising the idea of a ‘zero tolerance for suffering policy’.