Can marijuana help your workouts? This gym thinks so - Cannabis News

Smoking anything before hitting the gym might seem like a bad choice, but a new California gym is betting on marijuana as a performance enhancer for its members.

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Can marijuana actually help you exercise? I got high and ran 6 miles to find out - Cannabis News

While the idea of adding cannabis to your workout routine still seems somewhat counter-intuitive, it's gradually gaining acceptance.

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NFL players fight pain with medical marijuana: ‘Managing it with pills was slowly killing me’ - Cannabis News

Retired NFL players use opioids at four times the rate of the general population, according to one study, and marijuana advocates say there’s a safer, healthier alternative available.

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Pot and push ups: could marijuana be the next workout aid? - Cannabis News

Some people stretch before they workout. Others smoke a joint.

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Let Timmy Smoke: It's Time to Open Baseball's Hidden Cannabis Culture - Cannabis News

In Major League Baseball, the family-friendly American sport, no one smokes weed. Allegedly. Wink. Nudge.

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Football great Franco Harris endorses marijuana for pain management – Cannabis News

Franco Harris is joining to movement for medical marijuana. While the Steelers legend is in good physical and mental health after a lengthy football career, he openly approves marijuana use for the days he doesn't feel so great and has become a strong advocate for current players to use the plant for medicine.

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Outcast to Entrepreneur: Olympic Champion Ross Rebagliati’s Cannabis Redemption – Cannabis News

The idea that Ross Rebagliati’s gold medal -- the first Olympic medal to be awarded in the history of snowboarding -- should end up on display at a cannabis dispensary owned by Rebagliati himself, is astonishing, ironic, and entirely fitting.

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NFL Players Association plans to explore whether marijuana is safer alternative to opiates – Cannabis News

As society continues to wrestle with the acceptability, or not, of marijuana, the NFL and NFL Players Association try to strike a proper balance regarding the permissibility of the substance.

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Former NFL players advocate for medical marijuana – Cannabis News

HOUSTON (NEXSTAR MEDIA) — Marijuana is currently on the list of substances banned by the NFL but several former players are hoping to change that.

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NFL and medical marijuana: A Q&A with former Eagles OL Todd Herremans – Cannabis News

PHILADELPHIA -- The conversation about marijuana's place in the NFL is heating up.

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NFL Players Association composing proposal for ‘less punitive’ approach to marijuana use - Cannabis News

Leaders of the NFL Players Association are preparing a proposal that would amend the sport’s drug policies to take a “less punitive” approach to dealing with recreational marijuana use by players, according to the union’s executive director, DeMaurice Smith.

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Six Cannabis Advocates in Sports – Cannabis News

Some of the biggest stars are big advocates.

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Rutgers University athletics' new drug policy eases penalties for marijuana – Cannabis News

Prior to the start of the 2016-17 season, Rutgers instituted a new drug testing policy that calls for varying punitive and rehabilitative measures for athletes who test positive for performance-enhancing drugs but has reduced penalties for marijuana use.

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An Athlete’s Chronicle of Fitness and Cannabis – Cannabis News

I want to run 100 miles! Am I high? Yes, I am high and I’m signed up for the Zion 100 mile ultra-marathon for April 2017.

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These Underdogs Are Studying A Controversial Treatment in Football, Whether The NFL Likes It Or Not – Cannabis News

It’s been a landmark year for medical marijuana in football.

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Can Cannabis Help with Inflammation for Athletes? – Cannabis News

There has been emerging evidence that cannabis reduces pain, muscle spasms, stiffness, and inflammation in humans.

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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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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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