According to a General Social Survey from 2018 cannabis is gaining a record high support. 61% are backing legalization and seniors are getting more supportive by the day!
Gary Small is a professor of aging and psychiatry at UCLA. He says that people in the age of 65 and over is the fastest growing segment of cannabis users today. There is a trend to prefer edibles before smoking in this group.
These people also seem to regard cannabis as a far better alternative to opioids.