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Baby Boomer CBD Use Equals That of Millennials

The reason why so many Baby Boomers are using Cannabidiol oils and other CBD products ultimately comes down to such products being able to treat or help manage many ailments that older Americans often suffer from.

The Cannabidiol (CBD) market has exploded in recent years, particularly in the US and Canada, with more and more people trying out CBD oils and other similar products to help them fight ailments such as insomnia, anxiety, and joint pain.

2018 underlined the rapid growth of CBD use, with the number of people who use Cannabidiol products in the United States almost increasing two-fold, from 2.6 percent to 4.8 percent.

Baby Boomers, in particular, accounted for an especially large portion of CBD sales, with over eight percent of Boomers having used a Cannabidiol product in 2018, according to a survey conducted by medicinal cannabis company Eaze.

Furthermore, the survey found female Boomers to be considerably more likely to use CBD than men the same age. This rule generally stands true across all generations and demographics in the US.

Why Are Boomers Using CBD More Than Others?

The reason why so many Baby Boomers are using Cannabidiol oils and other CBD products ultimately comes down to such products being able to treat or help manage many ailments that older Americans often suffer from.

Joint pain, skin conditions, and sleep-related ailments are just a few examples of conditions that Boomers hope to treat with CBD.

In addition to CBD, Boomers are becoming increasingly open to giving other medicinal cannabis products a go. Cannabinol (CBN) is another similar product that is on the rise in the US, among Boomers and Millennials in particular.

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