Historically, cannabis consumers were portrayed in media and film as being lazy and unproductive.
The ‘stoner’ stereotype was, and in many ways still is, a very popular thing in society, which is unfortunate.
The fact of the matter is that cannabis can very much be a part of an active lifestyle, as proven by a growing number of professional athletes coming out as avid cannabis consumers.
Olympic champions like swimmer Michael Phelps and track and field star Usain Bolt have consumed cannabis in the past, and perhaps still do, and they are two of the best athletes in human history.
Older individuals around the globe tend to be less active than younger people for various reasons, not the least of which is wear and tear on the human body that occurs over time.
A new study explored the relationship between cannabis use and exercise rates among older individuals, and what researchers found is significant.