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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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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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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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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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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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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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A gym where people can get high onsite is opening in San Francisco – Marijuana News

This fall, San Franciscans will be able to get high while getting swole. A new gym called Power Plant Fitness will allow members to consume marijuana on-site while working out.

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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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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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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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Former Chicago Bears quarterback praises marijuana at Texas conference – Marijuana News

FORT WORTH - Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon smoked marijuana long before the drug was legalized. “[Former Bears coach] Mike Ditka would say, ‘Oh, all you guys, you pot smokers,’ That’s what he’d call us. ‘You pot smokers.’ ” McMahon said Sunday.

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