Are extreme athletes the best test case for medical cannabis? - Cannabis News

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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Cowboys' Jerry Jones reportedly wants NFL to drop its ban on marijuana use – Cannabis News

If the Cowboys owner gets his way, we could see fewer player suspensions.

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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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‘Gateway’ to cannabis relief: Topicals get to the bottom of aches, pains – Cannabis News

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.

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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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Study finds patients choosing cannabis over opioids – Cannabis News

Research shows people with chronic pain or mental health issues prefer taking cannabis over prescription opioid medications to treat symptoms.

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Patients Are Ditching Opioid Pills for Weed – Cannabis News

Can marijuana help solve the opioid epidemic?

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How Cannabis Beauty Products Could Change the Red Carpet Game – Cannabis News

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.

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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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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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‘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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What’s Better Than a Massage? A Cannabis-Infused Massage – Cannabis News

The scientific basis for cannabis’s pain relieving properties make it a no-brainer for being the perfect complement to massage.

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