Professional and retired mainstream athletes are already using forms of cannabis and cannabidiol (CBD) for acute and long-term pain management.
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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.
Move over, Tiger Balm, Body Crème or Bengay. More and more seniors are turning to marijuana-infused skin preparations called “topicals” and some people swear by them to relieve muscle pain, arthritis and skin irritation.
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.
Research shows people with chronic pain or mental health issues prefer taking cannabis over prescription opioid medications to treat symptoms.
As the legality of marijuana experiences a major shift, the prevalence of CBD- and THC-infused products is becoming more mainstream for the beauty and therapeutics industries.
There has been emerging evidence that cannabis reduces pain, muscle spasms, stiffness, and inflammation in humans.
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.
The scientific basis for cannabis’s pain relieving properties make it a no-brainer for being the perfect complement to massage.