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These Martial Artists Use Marijuana to Get to a Higher Level – Cannabis News

"As long as you're confident doing the sport, any sport will be elevated by cannabis."

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Randy Moss on NFL's marijuana ban: 'Loosen up the rules and let everybody live' – Cannabis News

The future Hall of Famer admits to smoking marijuana during his playing career.

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Ricky Williams discusses marijuana in SI film, magazine story – Cannabis News

Former NFL star Ricky Williams is featured in an upcoming SI Films production in which he discusses his experience with marijuana use and his support for legalization.

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New San Francisco gym will allow members to smoke pot while working out – Cannabis News

A former pro football star and an advocate for athlete marijuana use have teamed up to open a gym in San Francisco that they say will be one of the first in the world to allow members to smoke pot while working out.

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Exclusive: NFL players speak out on marijuana policy – Cannabis News

When NFL lineman Eugene Monroe spoke out publicly against the NFL’s ban on marijuana, it sparked a national conversation about the merits of cannabis as an alternative method of pain management for players.

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Marijuana industry finds unlikely spokespeople in athletes and parents – Cannabis News

Few industries have been able to change their narratives as drastically as legal marijuana, and it has done so with the help of two sympathetic groups: Football players with a traumatic brain disease and sick children.

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NFL doctors discuss marijuana usage with researchers – Cannabis News

Two of the NFL’s top medical personnel discussed the usage of marijuana as a medicinal compound with researchers partially funded by Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman Eugene Monroe, according to the Washington Post.

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The NHL's Attitude Toward Marijuana Might Surprise You – Cannabis News

When it comes to dealing with illegal substances like marijuana, the National Hockey League is much more lenient than the other Big Four sports.

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Cannabis: The Worst Kept Secret In Athletics – Marijuana News

For years, cannabis use has been the worst kept secret in athletics.

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Hemp helping former Denver Broncos quarterback Jake Plummer – Marijuana News

DENVER - Hemp is helping. Former Denver Broncos quarterback Jake Plummer says he is taking CBD, also known as cannabidoil, and it is easing the daily pain he suffered from a decade playing in the NFL.

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NFL tackle donates $80k to Penn for marijuana research on players – Marijuana News

The only NFL player to openly advocate for medical marijuana has donated $80,000 to fund cannabis research on football players at the University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins University.

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Marijuana bringing NFL players to Colorado, hoping league changes its policy – Marijuana News

BOULDER, Colo. - Is the NFL all wrong with regard to its ban on marijuana? A growing number of former and active players, as well as leading researchers at Johns Hopkins, are testing whether a compound found in hemp is a possible miracle cure for concussions and brain injuries.

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Cannabis Legalization And The NFL: Athletes Are Embracing The Medicinal And Financial Benefits Of Marijuana, So Why Can’t The League Play Nice? – Marijuana News

The league has faced growing criticism for its anti-cannabis stance, especially considering its cozy relationship with alcohol brands and the prevalence of opioid use among players.

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Runner’s high: the athletes who use marijuana to improve their training – Marijuana News

Stoned marathon runners may seem like walking contradictions, but there are hints the drug and long-distance running could go hand-in-hand.

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Ex-NFL Players Rally Behind Medical Marijuana – Marijuana News

Faced with traumatic brain injury, depression, chronic pain, and addictive medication, former NFL players are coming together in support of medical marijuana.

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Meet the Latest Breed of Proud Potheads: Weed-Loving Jocks – Marijuana News

Thanks to winter-sports entrepreneur Jim McAlpine, weed jocks now have their own national series of events, the 420 Games.

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Can Pot Boost Your Workout? – Marijuana News

Are athletes who tout marijuana’s performance-enhancing effects onto something – or just on something?

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Former NBA Player Jay Williams: 80% of Players Use Marijuana – Marijuana News

Former Chicago Bulls guard and three-time Duke All-American Jay Williams says it’s about time the NBA gets more progressive when it comes to marijuana.

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Is it time for football to reconsider marijuana? – Marijuana News

(CNN) The NFL and the NFL Players Association have a staunch policy prohibiting marijuana use, but some players are asking them to reconsider it, saying pot can be used for pain relief, and possibly as concussion prevention.

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These famous athletes are advocating for marijuana as a workout tool – Marijuana News

The District recently marked the first anniversary of its legalization of recreational marijuana. And as the city is home to so many fitness-minded people, it’s likely that at least a few of them are wondering whether it makes sense, or whether it’s even safe, to incorporate pot into their exercise regimens.

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