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More Older Americans Use Marijuana | NYT

For Cher Neufer, a 65-year-old retired teacher, socializing with friends (all in their 60s) means using marijuana.

Once a week they get together to play Texas Hold ’Em poker “and pass around a doobie,” Ms. Neufer said.

When company stops by her home in Akron, Ohio, she offers a joint, and when it’s someone’s birthday, a bong is prepared. She even hosts summer campfires where the older folk listen to the Beach Boys, Led Zeppelin and the Beatles; eat grilled steaks and hot dogs; and get high (not necessarily in that order).

“It’s nice,” Ms. Neufer said. “It’s just a social thing. It’s like when people get together, and they crack open their beers.”

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