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Retired cop guides Arizona seniors as medical cannabis coach

Clip: 08/17/2019 | 6m 51s Video has closed captioning.

As medical marijuana has become legal in much of the U.S., more senior citizens are starting to use it to manage pain and opioid addiction. In Arizona, one retired police officer overcame his own personal biases to become a medical cannabis coach. He now teaches some of the state's elderly population how to use medical marijuana for the first time. Arizona Public Media's Andrew Brown reports.

Aired: 08/17/19

Rating: NR

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