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Phil Jackson Is Latest NBA Legend to Talk About Recent Marijuana Use – Cannabis News

"I had back surgery, and the year I was off, I was smoking marijuana during that period of time," New York Knicks president said.

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NBA: Warriors’ Steve Kerr takes up torch for marijuana to help manage pain – Cannabis News

On Friday, Kerr became the latest high-profile sports figure to advocate for the use of marijuana as a way to deal with chronic pain.

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The NFL Is Punishing A Player Who Uses Marijuana To Treat His Crohn’s Disease – Cannabis News

If he gets caught again, Seantrel Henderson will be banned for life.

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NFL player using marijuana for Crohn’s disease may press league over its drug policy – Cannabis News

Many NFL players are finding that marijuana offers a safer alternative to pain management than anti-inflammatory medication and are beginning to push for the NFL and the NFL Players Association to reconsider the substance abuse rules that the two sides negotiated.

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Former NFL Player: "Cannabis Saved My Life" - Cannabis News

Kyle Turley believes marijuana counters the effects of CTE and he wants the NFL to allow players to use it.

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NFL Players Association 'actively studying' medical marijuana use for players – Cannabis News

Changes in the country's attitude toward marijuana use may be taking effect in football.

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Survey: Majority of NFL players say medicinal marijuana would reduce use of chemical painkillers – Cannabis News

A majority of NFL players feel that use of chemical painkillers would be reduced if the league allowed a therapeutic use exemption for marijuana use.

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Ditching marijuana ban would be good business for NFL – Cannabis News

Apart from the reality that it’s the right thing to do, it’s the smart thing to do for the business of the NFL.

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Inside NFL's Backwards Marijuana Policy – Cannabis News

The NFL continues an authoritarian stance on marijuana use while team doctors still dole out powerful and addictive painkillers.

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How to Safely Use Marijuana As Part of Your Fitness Routine – Cannabis News

Cannabis is quickly becoming a popular supplement for athletes, and it can help you, too.

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‘I played stoned’: Some NFL players love getting high before kickoff – Cannabis News

BEFORE he suited up to play against the New York Giants in 2012, Jacksonville Jaguars offensive lineman Eben Britton took an ice bath followed by a hot shower. He did his routine stretches. Then he smoked a joint.

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NFL great's new career is brand ambassador for medical marijuana – Cannabis News

Former NY Giants defensive lineman Leonard Marshall has partnered with a New Jersey pharmacy to market medical marijuana.

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Jake Plummer’s Pot Crusade – Cannabis News

How the retired QB is trying to save the NFL with medical marijuana.

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These Athletes Add Cannabis To Their Workout Regimen – Cannabis News

There is a growing community of athletes that believe cannabis can improve athletic performance.

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Attitudes toward pot use among athletes could turn corner – Cannabis News

We in the American marijuana community lit up with sly smiles when Michael Phelps was selected to carry our United States flag at the opening ceremonies of the Rio Olympics.

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Colorado cannabis power couple says the NFL doesn’t have a choice, has to embrace the use of marijuana – Cannabis News

Meet Wanda James and Scott Durrah, the Colorado cannabis power couple who predict it won’t be long before the NFL embraces marijuana as a brain medicine and as an alternative to dangerous and addictive painkillers.

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How Cannabis Helps Ultramarathoner Avery Collins Run 100 Miles – Cannabis News

As the CannAthlete movement continues to emerge within legal states like Colorado, more athletes are incorporating cannabis into their workout routines.

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Are Olympic Athletes Allowed To Smoke Weed? Drug Testing At Rio Will Be Easy On Pot Smokers – Cannabis News

Marijuana use has been a dicey subject for Olympic athletes in the past.

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High achievements: Notable Olympic athletes and cannabis – Cannabis News

Cannabis is beloved among some of the greatest athletes on the globe. The most decorated gold medalist to ever walk the earth, Michael Phelps, has partaken in the past.

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Former NFL players appeal to league to embrace marijuana use – Cannabis News

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell faces increasing demands to embrace cannabis as a solution to two crises that threaten to derail the $13 billion-a-year league: painkiller abuse and concussions.

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