Here’s Why Some Older Women Are Trading Wine For Weed

By Anne Bokma, The Hamilton Spectator on February 4, 2023

The new anti-booze guidelines are creating some more space for women to try out cannabis.

I’ve just completed 30 alcohol-free days, thanks to Dry January, a tortuous annual ritual for people like me who imbibe too much and want a reset.

Boy, I could use a drink — or two.

Looks like that will be my limit for the week if I’m to follow the controversial new Health Canada guidelines that dramatically re-define low-risk drinking. While some experts are questioning the veracity of the research these guidelines are based on, the recommendations advise no more than two drinks per week if you hope to reduce your risk of cancer, heart disease and stroke.

– Read the entire article at The Hamilton Street.